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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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15 Sep 2023

September 2023: Newsletter Issue 112

Read all about the Fall Happenings in Johnson Township.

15 Sep 2023

Regular Council Meeting- September 20th, 2023

All information for the September 20th, 2023 Regular Council Meeting

6 Sep 2023

Request for Proposal: Canteen Operator

Now Accepting Proposals for the 2023-2024 Canteen Operator at the Johnson Township Community Centre. Closing September 29, 2023 at 12pm (noon).

31 Aug 2023

Notice of Office Closure- Sept. 4th

Monday, September 4th ( Labour Day), the Township office will be closed.

30 Aug 2023

2023 Big Buck Contest Register September 1-30!

Hunting season is around the corner. Register between September 1st – 30th 2023.

29 Aug 2023

Notice of Road Closure- August 30th, 2023

Government Road will be closed tomorrow from Fischer Rd. to Center Line Rd. 

23 Aug 2023

Annual ATV Poker Run Saturday September 23, 2023

Join us out on “the Prairie” for a day of 4-wheeling fun. $25/hand for your chance at 50% of the pot.

22 Aug 2023

Notice of Road Closure – Government Road

This Wednesday August 23, 2023, please be mindful of roadwork taking place.

22 Aug 2023

July/August 2023 Newsletter

Take a look through the July & August Newsletter for information about Johnson Township.

14 Aug 2023

Monthly Trefry, August 2023 Newsletter

Get ready for the month of August by checking out Trefry’s monthly newsletter