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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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16 Nov 2021

November 17, 2021 Regular Council Meeting

All information for the November 17th, 2021 Regular Council Meeting.

18 Oct 2021

Regular Council Meeting October 20th, 2021

All information for the October 20th, 2021 Regular Council Meeting

14 Oct 2021

October 2021 Newsletter

Download a copy of the latest Johnson Chronicle Newsletter – October 2021 Edition.

5 Oct 2021

Johnson Township Adult Recreational Hockey League (JTARHL) 2021-2022 Season

Johnson Township Adult Recreational Hockey League (JTARHL) for the 2021-2022 season is now open for team and individual registration.

30 Sep 2021

Flu-Shot Appointments Available

Algoma Public Health is booking appointments to get Flu-Shots October 27th, 2021 at the Johnson Township arena. 

20 Sep 2021

Covid-19 Vaccination Record Information

Covid-19 Vaccination Records Instructions and Guidelines which take effect Sept. 22, 2021