A Small Northern Ontario Community near the North Shore of Lake superior; rumoured to be Ojibway for "Land of the Goose". Known for its large plaster gooses erected around town. Home of NHL players Denny Lambert and Chris Simon. Originally Wawa was a trading post untill it became a gold mining town when William Teddy discovered gold in Wawa Lake. Other substances such as iron ore have also previously been mined from different sites in and around the Wawa area.
On the greyhound, "When you see the big goose you know you're there"
Visiting over night, "There are only two bars in Wawa?"
Telling someone you live in wawa, "You mean Pettiwawa?" "no, Wawa, W-A-W-A,"
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