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David Helwig

David Helwig

David Helwig's journalism career spans seven 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, Digital Publishing Awards (Canada), Canadian Onllne Publishing Awards and the Michener Awards Foundation.

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

Recent Work by David

Pat King worries about catching COVID-19 in an overcrowded jail

Pat King worries about catching COVID-19 in an overcrowded jail

Lawyer representing the former Saultite warns about King's risk of getting jailhouse COVID
In a pandemic year, north's property value grows by hundreds of millions

In a pandemic year, north's property value grows by hundreds of millions

North Bay's tax base grew by $22.2 million this year because of new construction and renovations
Coronavirus blamed for recent rash of rat home invasions in Soo

Coronavirus blamed for recent rash of rat home invasions in Soo

In 2018, North Bay was ranked 25th
Province prepares to extend disconnect moratoriums for residential electricity customers

Province prepares to extend disconnect moratoriums for residential electricity customers

Announcement expected as early as Wednesday
COVID-19: Westjet suspends all international, transborder flights for 30 days

COVID-19: Westjet suspends all international, transborder flights for 30 days

Final flights will launch on Sunday at 11:59 p.m. local time
Life expectancy drops for Ontario men: opioid crisis blamed as likely cause

Life expectancy drops for Ontario men: opioid crisis blamed as likely cause

The reduction is less than one month, but it's significant because life expectancy increases almost every year
Natural gas prices will rise on New Year's Day

Natural gas prices will rise on New Year's Day

$20 a year for typical residential user in northeastern Ontario
Soo candidate disputes secret candidate evaluation by pro-life group

Soo candidate disputes secret candidate evaluation by pro-life group

Campaign Life Coalition's glowing endorsement of the local Conservative candidate wasn't supposed to be public. It leaked because of a security lapse on the pro-life organization's web site
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Sault's chief building official afraid to enter old hospital <b>(17 photos)</b>

ONTARIO: Sault's chief building official afraid to enter old hospital (17 photos)

'Unless the owner goes in there with a crew and cleans stuff up . . . I have reservations about going into that building' - Freddie Pozzebon
Sault Ste. Marie lands ferrochrome processing facility

Sault Ste. Marie lands ferrochrome processing facility

News breaking at this hour at the Civic Centre