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 launches, along with the wildlife preserves of the Kensington Conservancy for all to enjoy. Johnson Township provides a year-round range of recreational events and programs that are both indoors and outdoors; utilizing the Community Centre, Arena, and surrounding grounds. The Community Centre houses a full-sized arena along with a kitchen, that is available for rentals for all events. Central Algoma Elementary & Secondary School accommodates some of these programs, along with being an educational center for your child’s development. Johnson Township truly is a vibrant agricultural community, with a seasonal Farmer’s Market supported by the local talents and Mennonite community; being a place to enjoy the fresher things in life. Stop in and enjoy everything Johnson Township has to offer from the history of the town, to the new memories that can be made.
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All information for the September 20th, 2023 Regular Council Meeting
Now Accepting Proposals for the 2023-2024 Canteen Operator at the Johnson Township Community Centre. Closing September 29, 2023 at 12pm (noon).
Monday, September 4th ( Labour Day), the Township office will be closed.
Hunting season is around the corner. Register between September 1st – 30th 2023.
Government Road will be closed tomorrow from Fischer Rd. to Center Line Rd.
Join us out on “the Prairie” for a day of 4-wheeling fun. $25/hand for your chance at 50% of the pot.
This Wednesday August 23, 2023, please be mindful of roadwork taking place.
Take a look through the July & August Newsletter for information about Johnson Township.