One of the originators of "ways" has helped this phrase find it way to Belleville, Ontario. In most cases it is used while being accompanied with a cali wave and sticking your tongue out and shaking your head a little.
Ways man! last night was radical, bomb, soo not custyyyyyyy!
kid - WAYYYY!!!
mam - fuck up.
girl one - yeah so i was giving this nigga head and then- oops i just tripped over that massive stone back there.
girl two - wayy, well in dipfucker.
couch potato - oh dear, look at this huuge tsunami what's gone and happened on china.
friend - wayyy!