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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 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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17 Mar 2023

Notice of Half Load Restrictions

The Township of Johnson roadways are under half loading restrictions, as of Monday March 20th.

10 Mar 2023

March 15th, 2023 Regular Council Meeting

All information for the March 15th, 2023 Regular Council Meeting.

8 Mar 2023

March 2023 Monthly Newsletter

Check out this month’s newsletter to see what’s on in Johnson Township: Newsletter March 2023

8 Mar 2023

Trefry What’s Up Doc Monthly Flyer

March and the Trefry is up to a bunch of Shenanigans! Want to join in?

8 Mar 2023

North Shore Recreation Programs – Registration Now Open for the 2023 Season

North Shore recreation programs are now accepting registrations for Youth Slo-Pitch and Youth Soccer.  Read on for more details!

2 Mar 2023

Snowshoes and Shamrocks!

For this St. Patty’s day why not enjoy a hike in the Bruce Mines area?