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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.

Update – Road Conditions

UPDATE – Road Conditions

UPDATE – Road Conditions

UPDATE – Road Conditions

Road Closures

June 10 2019 WARNING – Road Closures and Conditions

Road Closure, Old Soo Rd., June 17-22

Old Soo Rd. to be closed Monday, June 17 to Friday, June 22.

Part-time Employment Opportunity

Part-time employment opportunity at Johnson-Tarbutt Joint Landfill Site.

Residential Rental Opportunity

2 BEDROOM APARTMENT AVAILABLE – To low-income seniors and/or persons with disability.

Breakfast Buffet, Saturday, June 01, 9am to noon

Johnson Township Recreation presents its annual Breakfast Buffet, Saturday, June 01, 2019, 9am to noon.

June 2019 Newsletter

Township of Johnson June 2019 Newsletter – Township news and notices, council notes, Mayor’s column, recreation events and programs, Fire Department news and tips, local and regional events.