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Wawa We invite you to make this your new home


Wawa exudes small town friendliness and for a town of its size, it offers a wealth of resources to residents.

Wawa sits in a valley that is surrounded by picturesque rolling hills and lookouts. Its land area covers 420 square kilometres and includes Michipicoten River Village, known as “The Mission”, as well as Michipicoten Harbour. Also nearby is Michipicoten First Nation; a self-governing aboriginal community with over 700 community members.


It is currently a buyer’s market in Wawa with many options available for those looking to own a home, from apartments and cottages to large detached homes.  For those looking to rent, the rates in Wawa are also very affordable whether for a single person or family. View current real estate listings and rental housing information for the town of Wawa.


LDHC LogoResidents of Wawa enjoy the peace of mind that comes with being able to go to the emergency room and receive service in a high quality medical environment. The Lady Dunn Health Centre is a new, state of the art facility offering health care to Wawa residents that is second to none. It is also a teaching facility for the prestigious Northern Ontario School of Medicine.

LDHCFind a complete listing of programs and services provided by the Centre.   In Wawa, family doctors are also able to accept new patients. Newcomers should contact their local doctor's office upon arrival for more information.

Are you interested in practicing medicine in Northern Ontario? 

We believe in building a powerful workforce for the future.  Are you interested in practising medicine or expanding your health care career in Northern Ontario?

Contact:  CEO
Phone:    705-856-2335

The Wawa Family Health Team

Wawa Family Health Team

The Wawa Family Health Team
is a newly developed interdisciplinary team of Family Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Social Worker and more. Working in a centrally-located, EMR implemented office, we strive to provide patient-centred collaborative primary care.  Best practices and evidence-based theory are utilized in our service delivery to the community of Wawa and the surrounding area.

If you have questions about this exciting new team, whether you are a practitioner or patient, call 705-856-1313 to speak with Silvana Dereski, Executive Director.


For those seeking to study their faith, Wawa offers services from various denominations including:  First United Church, St. Monica’s Roman Catholic Church, St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Wawa Baptist Church and Cavalry Pentecostal Church. Many of the churches in the area organize fundraising and activity groups within their congregation.
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