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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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14 Jun 2021

Regular Council Meeting, June 16th

Information for the June 16th Regular Council Meeting

10 Jun 2021

Provincial Wide Stage 1 Re-Opening, Johnson Township

Provincial Wide Stage 1 Re-Opening, Johnson Township Hours and Info.

4 Jun 2021

Central Algoma Community Safety & Well-Being Plan Survey

Municipalities have been legislated to develop and adopt a CSWB plan under the Police Services Act, 1990.  Your participation and input are greatly appreciated and will assist in developing your Community Safety & Well-being Plan. Please complete this short survey by June 11th.

2 Jun 2021

Province Wide Grey Shutdown Order, Township Closure Information

Province-Wide Grey Shutdown Order, Township Hours and Info

1 Jun 2021

Trefry Centre Looking for Volunteer Drivers!

The Trefry Centre is looking for volunteer drivers for the Bruce Mines and Thessalon areas

31 May 2021

FIRE BAN in Effect as of May 31, 2021

FIRE BAN MAY 31 2021