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.

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

2019 Big Buck Contest Registration Deadline, Sept. 30

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

Algoma Manor Short Stay Accommodations

Did you know Algoma Manor offers Short Stay Accommodations and respite care? If you want to learn more, read on!

Date Changed for August Council Meeting

Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, August 27 has been changed to Wednesday, August 28, 5:30 PM.


Effective Wednesday August 28, 2019