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.

Welcome Glenn Martin!

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

2020 ATV Poker Run, Saturday, September 26, 2020

Johnson Township ATV Run is scheduled for Saturday, September 26, 2020

2020 Big Buck Contest Registration Deadline, Sept. 30

Johnson Township Recreation Big Buck contest deadline is September 30, at local businesses, township recreation office phone number, or through local volunteers.

Notice of Special Council Meeting September 16 2020

Please be advised that there will be a Special Meeting of Council on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 5:30 p.m.

Council Meetings Cancelled

The Committee of the Whole meeting scheduled for Tuesday, September 15 2020 and the Regular Council Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, September 16 2020 have been cancelled.

Tentative Share Shed Opening – September 5, 2020

Tarbutt & Johnson Township Councils have set a tentative reopening date for the share shed of September 5th.

Boil Water Advisory LIFTED September 3 2020

The Boil Water Advisory in the Township of Johnson Hamlet has been lifted.

Hosting a Gathering

Be a safe and responsible host or guest. See here for information from Algoma Public Health on Hosting a Gathering.