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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 May 2021

May 19th Regular Council Meeting

Information about the May 19th Regular Council Meeting

4 May 2021

May 5th Special Council Meeting

May 5th Special Council Meeting Information

23 Apr 2021

Clerk’s Report to Council April 2021

Clerk’s Report to Council April 21 – updates on savings implemented, Lagoon rehabilitation, Assets Management, and more.

19 Apr 2021

Province Wide Stay at Home Order, Township Closure Information

Province-Wide Stay at Home Order, Township Hours and Info From April 4th – May 20th the Township will be following the Province-wide stay at home order. From the Township of Johnson, stay safe and stay healthy during these times.

16 Apr 2021

April 21st Regular Council Meeting

Link to the April 21st Regular Zoom Council Meeting

13 Apr 2021

Updated Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic Information

Updated information regarding the Covid-19 vaccination clinics.