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David Helwig

David Helwig

David Helwig's journalism career spans six decades beginning in the 1960s.

His work has been recognized with national and international awards from groups including the Canadian Association of Journalists, Canadian Association of Broadcasters, U.S. Free Press Association, New York Festival of Radio, Radio Television News Directors Association of Canada, Canadian Community Newspapers Association and the Michener Awards Foundation.

Helwig launched Village Media's news operations as founding editor in 2002.

Recent Work by David

Are you ready for more Sault logos?

Are you ready for more Sault logos?

Next up are city-funded agencies like the Downtown Association, Tourism Sault Ste. Marie and the Economic Development Corp.
Hey! Where'd all the food trucks go?

Hey! Where'd all the food trucks go?

All the high-end mobile food trucks so popular just a few years ago have disappeared like asteroid-ravaged culinary dinosaurs
Whether you want one or not, city council's giving you a woonerf!

Whether you want one or not, city council's giving you a woonerf!

'Woonerf is a term for a pedestrian-friendly street' - Tom Vair, deputy city CAO, describing the pending woonerfication of Spring Street
J.J. Hilsinger is one unhappy camper over his about-to-be new neighbour

J.J. Hilsinger is one unhappy camper over his about-to-be new neighbour

Heavy equipment isn't allowed in the commercial area around the Water Tower Inn. But the city's zoning bylaw contains no definition for heavy equipment
Sault to get third-party spending review

Sault to get third-party spending review

Province wants us to cut spending by four cents on the dollar, while maintaining front-line services
City wants more downtown patios

City wants more downtown patios

Licensing changes expected to encourage more food and beverage establishments to set up patios
Hospital neighbours saddle up for tonight's city council meeting

Hospital neighbours saddle up for tonight's city council meeting

They want the city to rope in drivers who dodge hospital parking fees by parking free in front of their houses
Black Road widening job won't be awarded until September

Black Road widening job won't be awarded until September

City insists two lanes be paved all winter
Councillors irked by 30-year-old historical plaques on 2.5-billion-year-old tourist attraction

Councillors irked by 30-year-old historical plaques on 2.5-billion-year-old tourist attraction

They want a St. Marys River Heritage Walk
City unveils proposal for $6.6 million downtown plaza <b>(14 images)</b>

City unveils proposal for $6.6 million downtown plaza (14 images)

Includes performance stage, skating rink, splash pad and play features