The Project


Here is a short 5 minute video filled with images and sounds of Wawa’s incredible cultural assets. Enjoy!

The purpose of this video is to thank the residents of Wawa for their participation in the Wawa Cultural Mapping Project in 2011-2012. It is a quick snapshot of all the incredible cultural resources and assets in our amazing town! For a look at a complete list of all of Wawa’s natural and cultural assets compiled during this project, go to the Cultural Resources page on this website. ENJOY!

Project Presentation

Johanna Rowe, Wawa Cultural Mapping Coordinator, explains the Wawa Cultural Mapping Project in a short 9 minute presentation.

Project Schedule

Project Timeline from September 1, 2011 to March 31, 2012

September – October
Develop a workplan
Identify partners and participants
Get the word out

November – January
Start the research
Gather public input
Start a website and database for collecting and digitizing information

February – March
Continue data collection
Start analyzing and indentifying key assets
Share information with the public and the partners

Project Partners

  • Town of Wawa
  • Northern Information Technology & Geomatics Cooperative
  • Province of Ontario
  • Wawa Economic Development Corporation
  • Superior East Community Futures Development Corporation
  • Confederation College
  • Community Development Committee
  • Town of Wawa Heritage Committee & Michipicoten Museum Society
  • Michipicoten Public Library