Established in 1889, Johnson Township is located in Ontario’s beautiful Algoma District, 34 miles east of Sault St. Marie off of the historic TransCanada highway. Year-round activities including a seasonal weekly Farmer’s Market, local maple syrup, family farms, fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, skating and other pastimes in a gorgeous rural setting.

Tractor Parade/Games and Breakfast Buffet, Saturday, June 6

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Johnson Township Tractor Parade and Breakfast Buffet, Saturday, June 6, 9am to noon.

Get Out on the Water Come&Try Session

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Johnson Township is providing a FREE Come-and-Try “Get out on the Water” evening program on Wednesday, June 10, 4:30PM to 9PM, which will include both Rowing and Sailing.

Family Fishing Derby 2015

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Johnson Township Recreation and Fire Department are hosting a Big Pike Family Fishing Derby on Saturday, June 27, from 8am to 3pm, Johnson Township Public Docks, Hwy 17 and Lake Huron Dr., Desbarats.

Old-time Dance, Friday, June 5

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Johnson Township Recreation is hosting an Old-Time Dance at the JTCC Hall, Desbarats, Friday, June 5, starting at 7:30 PM

Newsletter May/June 2015

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Johnson Township May/June Newsletter. In this action packed issue, you will find: information about upcoming Recreation events and initiatives like an Old-Time Square Dance Friday, June 5, Tractor Parade and Breakfast Buffert Saturday, June 6, a Come&Try Rowing and Sailing evening on Wednesday, June 10, a Big Pike Family Fishing Derby co-sponsored by the Fire Department on Saturday, June 27, and preparations for Community Night; a special insert concerning the Trailer By-Law and the Council Meetings of March 18 and April 15; Fire Department tips concerning the Burn permits and smoke and CO detector inspections; Public Works announcement about our new PW Superintendant; plus local events and more.

Johnson Township Volunteer Dinner Covered by

Reporter Donna Schell attended the Johnson Township Volunteer dinner on Saturday, April 18 and her account of the evening was posted in

CO Detectors Now Required in All Residences by Provincial Law, April 15!

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Carbon Monoxide Detectors are required for all Ontario residences as of April 15, 2015.


Johnson Township Fire Permits are required for all outside burning.