Jul

09
2013

Municipality of Wawa receives the Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Award for Community Leadership

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Municipality of Wawa receives the Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Award for Community Leadership TORONTO – As part of the province’s Heritage Week celebrations, the 2012 Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Awards will be presented for outstanding contributions to the identification, preservation, protection and promotion of Ontario’s heritage. Read the full news release at the Ontario Heritage Trust website


May

03
2012

New Website Updates

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New updates to our website, complete with maps and Youtube video highlighting Wawa’s amazing assets!


Mar

21
2012

Wawa’s History – Get Involved!

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Canada has a rich First Nation heritage – so does Wawa. Canada was built on its fascinating fur trading history – so was Wawa. Canada has a dynamic multicultural background – so does Wawa. Canada has an exciting mining history – so does Wawa. Canada has inspired great explorers, scientists and artists – so has Wawa. And the list goes on…. Many areas of our country’s unique story of growth and development can be related somehow to the rich and diverse history of the Michipicoten and Wawa region. As a result, Wawa residents are sitting on a gold mine of

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Jan

16
2012

WORKSHOP – Cultural Resource Mapping in Wawa

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WORKSHOP – Cultural Resource Mapping in Wawa Please join Municipal Cultural Planning Inc and Wawa -for a day long workshop to the explore how to’s and to assess the benefits of Cultural Resource Mapping in Wawa. This exciting workshop will include: Dr. Greg Baeker, a nationally recognized leader in the field of Cultural Mapping and Planning to discuss What is this Cultural Mapping & Planning Phenomenon. With Dr. Baeker and Johanna Rowe, Wawa Cultural Mapping Coordinator, the attendees will be led through the process of Identifying Cultural Resources., using the current Wawa Cultural Mapping project as a case study. Cultural

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Jan

04
2012

Wawa Cultural Mapping project featured in Sault Star article.

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The Wawa Cultural Mapping project was featured in today’s issue of the Sault Star. Got a Wawa whopper? Project geared to mine community’s past, help guide future You can read the entire article here. [http://www.saultstar.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=3423611]


Dec

09
2011

The Wawa Cultural Mapping project is now on Facebook

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The Wawa Cultural Mapping project is now on Facebook Check out our new Facebook Page[www.facebook.com/wawaculturalmap]. Once you “like” us you will see that social media is a perfect way to encourage input from our vibrant community. Check back often and see what Wawa-ites consider the cultural backbone of our unique little town.


Nov

15
2011

Wawa’s Assets are Many? – You tell me!

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Wawa’s Assets are Many? – You tell me! Do you feel like Wawa is at its lowest point in years? Are you wondering what the future holds for you and Wawa? Are you afraid that all the empty buildings on Mission Road and Broadway will never be occupied again? I yearn for the day when I can shop in more than 2 or 3 Wawa shops for all of my Christmas presents! I remember when parking was a premium and a “bucket of chicken” was the only thing on my list whenever my family took the occasional trip to the

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Nov

10
2011

New Cultural Mapping Website Launched

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New Cultural Mapping Website Launched On November 10th www.wawaculture.com was launched. This interactive website will give readers an inside look at Wawa’s Cultural Mapping project. Project descriptions, updates and links to other cultural mapping projects are available. We will also include updates on the lists of cultural resources and assets sent to us by residents and contributors to this project. Be sure to check back on a regular basis to see how the lists grow and to check on any new photos or videos that we know you will be interested in!