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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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13 May 2024

Addendum to Regular Council Meeting – May 15th, 2024

An Addendum for the May15, 2024 Regular Council Meeting that takes place at 6:00 p.m.; can be found below:Regular Council Meeting Addendum. May 15th, 2024 https://johnsontownship.ca/johnsontownship/wp-content/uploads/2024/05/Regular-Council-Meeting-Addendum.-May-15th-2024.pdf  

10 May 2024

Notice of Regular Council Meeting- May 15th, 2024

Regular council meeting Agenda May 15, 2024
6:00pm The New Council Chambers
1 Johnson Drive

9 May 2024

Emergency Preparedness Week!

Emergency Preparedness Week

27 Apr 2024

Half Loading

Half laoding restrictions

12 Apr 2024

Notice Of Regular Council Meeting April 17, 2024

Regular council meeting Agenda April 17, 2024
6:00pm The New Council Chambers
1 Johnson Drive

10 Apr 2024

Kitchen Tender

Johnson Kitchen Tender

9 Apr 2024

NEW Multi-Sport Court Coming to Johnson Township

Complete an online survey to have your say as to what sports will be on the new court.

19 Mar 2024

Addendum to Regular Council Meeting – March 20th, 2024

An Addendum for the March 20th, 2024 Regular Council Meeting that takes place at 6:00 p.m.;  can be found below: https://johnsontownship.ca/council/council-meetings/ Please note: this regular council meeting will be taking place in the newly renovated addition at the Johnson Township Municipal Office located at 1 Johnson Drive, Desbarats ON.

19 Mar 2024

North Shore Youth Recreation Programs – Registration Now Open for the 2024 Season

Registration forms for Youth Slo-Pitch and Soccer 2024