Prevention Policies Directory

Access current Canadian policies. Learn from other jurisdictions. Inform change.

We've listed 159 policies under your selection of "Location". The most recently adopted policies are first.

Calgary – Sport for Life Policy

Location: Alberta, Calgary
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2018

Edmonton – Decoteau North Neighbourhood Structure Plan

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Community gardens, Complete streets, Food retail, Intermodal transportation, Nutrition, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2018

Edmonton Community Facility Partner Capital Grant Program C562

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2017
This policy encourages and supports partnership opportunities that enhance quality of life through recreation, sport and leisure experiences in community facilities. The policy guides the Community Facility Partner Capital Grant Program that provides funding for up to 25% of projects developing public use facilities to that end.

Edmonton Community Investment Grants to Organizations and Individuals C211G

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2017
This policy provides eligibility criteria and evaluation guidelines for the awarding of Community Investment Grants to organizations and individuals that serve the community in a variety of ways, including recreation and sport.

Climate Leadership Regulation, Alta Reg 175/2016

Location: Alberta
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2017

This regulation governs the carbon levy on all fuels that emit greenhouse gases in Alberta. Certain fuels, such as gas and diesel used on farms, are exempt from the levy.

Calgary – Calgary Parking Policies

Location: Alberta, Calgary
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Traffic calming
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2017

Edmonton Bylaw 14700 – Vehicle for Hire Bylaw

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Smoke-free place, Taxi, Tobacco, Tobacco smoke
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2016

Edmonton Bylaw 13777 – Waste Management Bylaw

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2019
Year of adoption: 2016

The purpose of this bylaw is to regulate the collection and disposal of waste by the City. It prohibits the collection of toxic or household hazardous waste (solvents, paints, batteries, pesticides, herbicides) and hypodermic needles or syringes, in addition to other items.

Edmonton – 104 Avenue Corridor Area Development Plan (adopted by Bylaw 17251)

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2015

Edmonton Complete Streets Policy C573

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Complete streets
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2015

Edmonton Snow and Ice Control Policy C409H

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Snow clearing
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2015

Edmonton Policy to Govern the Use of Funds from the Sale of Surplus School Sites

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

This policy designates that residual funds received from any sale of a surplus school site will be disbursed to: retire outstanding debts; acquire required neighbourhood school land and/or park land including environmentally sensitive natural areas; develop parks to the Parks and Recreation Department minimum level of service; and develop parks to shared level of service, based on assessed program needs.

Calgary TP021 Complete Streets Policy

Location: Alberta, Calgary
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Streetscaping, Traffic calming
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

Tobacco Reduction Amendment Regulation

Location: Alberta
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Flavoured tobacco, Packaging, Smoke-free place, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Vehicle with minors, Youth access
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

Enhancing Safety on Alberta Roads Act, SA 2013, c 19

Location: Alberta
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013
This Act amendment requires that the council of the municipality prescribe bylaws that increase or decrease the length of time during which a speed limit is in effect in playground zones.

Edmonton Designing New Neighbourhoods Policy C572

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013
This policy will guide new neighbourhood design and consider amenities and facilities that support the social and recreational needs of residents.

Edmonton Bylaw 16200 – Drainage Bylaw

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013

One of the purposes of this bylaw is to regulate the release of matter to the City of Edmonton’s sewerage system and watercourses. Restricted substances include: arsenic, benzene, cadmium, carbon tetrachloride, tetrachloroethylene, trichloroethylene, chloroform, chromium, ethylbenzene, lead, and nickel. It also restricts radioactive material.

Capital City Downtown Plan

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Community gardens, Food provision, Food retail, Local food, Nutrition, Shade, Solar UVR, Traffic calming, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013