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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.

Season Opening Free Public Skating, October 18

Free Public Skating at the JTCC Arena, Desbarats on Friday, October 18, 6:30PM

Children’s Recreational Hockey Fundamentals Program

Registration form and information about the Johnson Township Children’s Recreational Hockey Fundamentals Program

Municipal Councillor Vacancy

The Township of Johnson is advertising a Municipal Councilor Vacancy.

Blue green algae bloom Cloudy Lake

Algoma Public Health Blue Green Algae Cloudy Lake Sept 23 2019

Employment Opportunity – Part-Time Seasonal Community Centre Position

The Township of Johnson is offering an employment opportunity for a Seasonal, Part-time Community Centre/Arena employee.

Employment Opportunity – Administrative Assistant

The Township of Johnson is offering an employment opportunity for an Administrative Assistant

September 2019 Newsletter

Township of Johnson September 2019 Newsletter – Township news and notices, council notes, Mayor’s column, recreation events and programs, Fire Department news and tips, local and regional events.

2019 ATV Poker Run, Saturday, September 28

Johnson Township ATV Run is scheduled for Saturday, September 28th, 2019