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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.

Hosting a Gathering

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

Notice of Emergency Council Meeting Aug 4 2020

Please be advised that there will be an Emergency Meeting of Council on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 immediately following the Special meeting scheduled to start at 5:30 pm.

Notice of Special Council Meeting Aug 4 2020

Please be advised that there will be a Special Meeting of Council on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 5:30 pm.

Summer Day Camp, Wk. 3, Aug 4-6

Johnson Township Recreation Summer Day Camp, Week 3, August 4-6, soccer drills and skills, hike with Kensington Conservancy.

Notice of Emergency Council Meeting

Please be advised that there will be an Emergency Meeting of Council on Monday, July 27, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. conducted electronically using ZOOM.

Summer Day Camp Continues, July 28-30

Johnson Township Summer Day Camp, Soccer Skills and Drills, Tuesday, July 28 to Thursday, July 30

Zoom Login Information for Electronic Meeting – Monday, July 27 2020

To attend the electronic meeting please see here to obtain the Zoom login information.

Fire Ban Lifted

The Johnson Township Fire Chief as lifted the fire ban as of July 17, 2020.