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 Big Crunch, Thursday, October 26, 2PM

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Healthy Kids Community Challenge North Channel hosts a Great Big Crunch, Thursday, October 26, 2pm, in support of Healthy Eating habits

Public Skating 2017-18

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Public Skating at the Johnson Township Community Centre Arena, Desbarats, starts on Friday, October 20 with a free skate.

Newsletter October 2017


Click on the picture to download the Township of Johnson Newsletter for October 2017. This month’s issue features information about upcoming Recreation programs and events including Public Skating, Children’s and Adult Recreational Hockey, and the Healthy Kids Community Challenge. Also included are news from the Council Chambers, information on upcoming local events, Fire Department news and more!

Kid’s Recreational Hockey Registration 2017-18 now open!

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Johnson Township Children’s Recreational Hockey Program 2017-18 is now open for Registration.

September 2017 Newsletter

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the Township of Johnson Newsletter, September 2017, featuring information about upcoming Recreation programs and events, including Big Buck Contest Registration, ATV Run, updates for the HKCC North Channel, Recreation Hockey programs, and reports on Community Night, Swim, and Soccer programs ; Fire Department news and tips; Council notes from July; Public Works announcements; local events calendar; and more!

HKCC Field Trip Vouchers Now Available!

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Healthy Kids Community Challenge North Channel and Johnson Township support the Choose to Boost Veggies and Fruit Field Trip Voucher program, available to families with children 12 and under.

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.

Community Night 2017

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Desbarats Community Night, Saturday, July 8, 2017