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Established in 1889 and home to the hamlet of Desbarats, Johnson Township is located 60 km east of Sault St. Marie on the historic TransCanada highway.  With access to the beautiful North Channel of Lake Huron, Johnson Township is also home to several freshwater lakes with public beaches and boat ramps; a vibrant agricultural community, including a seasonal Farmer’s Market supported by the local Mennonite community; the wildlife preserves of the Kensington Conservancy; and the Central Algoma Secondary School and the Johnson Township Community Centre, both regional hubs for many recreation activities. The JTCC houses a full-sized  arena that is open to rentals. Johnson Township provides a full range of recreational events and programs including winter and summer community festivals and annual Fishing Derby and Big Buck Contest, as well as soccer, baseball and recreational hockey programs for families. The Voyageur Trail, the Waterfront Trail Cycle Route, and a major Snowmobile Trail pass through the township.

Algoma Public Health “Covid 19 during the Holidays”

Algoma Public Health publishes “Covid 19 during the Holidays” guidelines.

Big Buck Contest Results and Report

The Johnson Township BIG BUCK CONTEST AWARDS were held outdoors at the JTCC Pavilion on Sunday, November 15. Recreation made the decision to not have a supper as it was too complicated with Covid-19 rules and guidelines. Many of the 55 registered hunters attended – registration for the contest was before the bow season opened […]

Message from Algoma Public Health concerning sports, recreation, and gymnasium facilities (including arenas)

Click on the Headline to read a comprehensive message concerning Covid-19 guidelines for sports, recreation, and gymnasium facilities (including arenas)

Mayor’s Letter October 2020

October 2020 Mayor’s Letter containing information concerning Towhship Office personnel changes, landfill site, Covid 19 guidelines, Fire permits and bans, property taxes, the decision on JTCC Arena closure, and more.

Johnson Township Arena Update

Council has decided not to open the Arena for the usual winter events.

2020 Johnson Twp. ATV Poker Run a Huge Success!

Report on the Johnson Recreation 2020 Annual ATV Run.

September 2020 Newsletter

The September 2020 Newsletter – Recreation, Public Works, Council Meetings, and more.

Welcome Glenn Martin!

The Township of Johnson would like to welcome Glenn Martin to our team as Interim Clerk.