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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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20 May 2022

May 25th, 2022 Regular Council Meeting Information

All information for the May 25th, 2022 Regular Council Meeting that takes place at 5:30 p.m.;  can be found below: https://johnsontownship.ca/council/council-meetings/ Meeting ID: 884 7423 1717 Passcode: 182796 One tap mobile +17789072071,,88474231717#,,,,*182796# Canada +12042727920,,88474231717#,,,,*182796# Canada Dial by your location +1 778 907 2071 Canada +1 204 272 7920 Canada +1 438 809 7799 Canada +1 […]

11 May 2022

Notice of May Council Meeting – Rescheduled

This month’s regular council meeting that was scheduled for May 18th, has since been moved to a week later- May 25th.

11 May 2022

May, 2022 Newsletter

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3 May 2022

Job Opportunities in Johnson Township!

Looking for job opportunities in your local community? Look no further! Johnson Township is hiring for part-time summer/seasonal employment. We are looking to hire for a number of positions, and provide valuable work experience through these placements.

27 Apr 2022

Bruce Mines Library Hours

Bruce Mines Library Changed Hour Openings.

21 Apr 2022

First Ever Desbarats for Sale – May 14, 2022

Register or attend the first ever Desbarats for Sale on May 14th 8am-2pm in Johnson Township.