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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.

Property Tax

PROPERTY TAX  Facts Property Taxes are issued semi-annually, with each billing having two (2) installments due dates. INTERIM TAX BILLS are issued in February of each year     1st Installment – due mid March     2nd Instalment – due mid May FINAL TAX BILLS are issued in August of each year    1st Installment – […]

Lee and Pat Taylor, Johnson Township Seniors of the Year, 2016

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Johnson Township Seniors of the Year 2016, Lee and Pat Taylor.

Community Night 2016 is Coming!

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Johnson Township Recreation presents Desbarats Community Night, July 09, 2016 with the theme “Summer Olympics”

Media Release – 2nd Annual Reg McHale Memorial Big Pike Family Fishing Derby

Nathan Grasley grand prize winner 2015 Reg McHale Memorial Family Fishing Derby

Media release – Second Annual Reg McHale Memorial Big PIke Family Fishing Derby, June 25, 2016

Part-Time Summer Student Job Opportunity 2016

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Part-Time Summer Student Job Opportunity 2016 – resumes due Friday, June 17.

Swim Program 2016

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North Shore Child Summer Swim Program 2016 is now open for registration.

June 2016 Newsletter

June 2016 Newsletter final edits

The Johnson Township June 2016 Newsletter includes information about upcoming programs and events including the Fishing Derby and Community Night, plus News from Council, Recreation, and Public Works; Fire Dep’t News and tips, Emergency Management, and Building Permit information plus local area events and much more.

Fire Ban Lifted

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As per the Fire Chief, Ron Smith, on Friday July 15 the Fire Ban has been lifted. All previous burning permits are now reinstated and new ones may be obtained at the Johnson Township Office.