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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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3 Feb 2023

Caregiver Research Focus Group

Algoma Ontario Health Team and Algoma University are holding a caregivers research group Feb 17th, from 1pm-3pm.

31 Jan 2023

Trefry What’s Up Doc Monthly Flyer

Get ready for February- the month of love and activities put on by the Trefry Centre.

17 Jan 2023

January 2023 Monthly Newsletter

Monthly Newsletter featuring events and community updates.

13 Jan 2023

January 18th, 2023 Regular Council Meeting

All information for the January 18th, 2023 Regular Council Meeting that takes place at 6:00 p.m.

13 Jan 2023

Junior Kindergarten Registration for the 2023/2024 Year

Details on Kindergarten Registration with the Algoma District School Board for the 2023/2024 year.

12 Jan 2023

Community Improvement Plan Grants and Application

The goal of the Community Improvement Plan, is to stimulate and encourage growth and development within Johnson Township. More info. and applications are listed here