Established in 1889 and home to the hamlet of Desbarats, Johnson Township is located in Ontario’s beautiful Algoma District, 60 km east of Sault St. Marie off of the historic TransCanada highway. Year-round activities including the Johnson Township Community Center Arena, a seasonal weekly Farmer’s Market, a local produce market, maple syrup producers, family farms, fishing, boating, hunting, snowmobiling, skating and other pastimes in a gorgeous rural setting.


The Township of Johnson is currently seeking applicants for the Internship position of Administrative Assistant on a full time basis for a  one year contract. Job Details & Application Deadline

Good Food Box Program Supported by Healthy Kids Community Challenge

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Johnson Township an Healthy Kids Community Challenge subsidize Good Food Box Program from August to December, 2017.

Rock Lake Beach Day open to Johnson Residents

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Plummer Additional Township is hosting Beach Day Event for the children aged 5-12 from the municipalities of Plummer Additional, Bruce Mines, and Johnson Township, August 12, 2017, at Rock Lake Beach.

2017 Swim Program August 8-18

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North Channel Swim Program, August 8 -18, 2017

Community Night 2017

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Desbarats Community Night, Saturday, July 8, 2017

“Come Home” Canada 150

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Come Home Canada 150 events by partners and township members of the Bruce Mines and District Chamber of Commerce, June 30 to July 4, 2017

Sustain Algoma Expo, Saturday, June 3, 9am to 3pm, Desbarats

Susatin Algoma Expo, Saturday, June 3, 9am-3pm, Johnson Township Community Centre, Desbarats.

Breakfast Buffet, Saturday, June 3, 9am

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Johnson Township Recreation Breakfast Buffet, Saturday, June 3, 9am to Noon, Johnson Township Community Centre, Desbarats.