Prevention Policies Directory

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

We've listed 34 policies under your selection of "Location". The most recently adopted policies are first.

Calgary – Sport for Life Policy

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

Calgary – Calgary Parking Policies

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

Calgary TP021 Complete Streets Policy

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

Calgary Bylaw 14M2012 – Wastewater Bylaw

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2012

This bylaw does not allow the release of restricted and prohibited substances into the wastewater system altogether or in designated concentrations. Restricted substances include: arsenic, beryllium, cadmium, chromium, cobalt, lead, nickel, benzene, chloroform, dichloromethane, ethylbenzene, PCBs, tetrachloroethylene, and trichloroethylene. Prohibited substances include radioactive materials and pesticides.

Calgary – 10-Year Plan Towards imagineCalgary

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Snow clearing, Traffic calming, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2012

Calgary TP018 – Residential Street Design Policy

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Pedestrian infrastructure, Streetscaping, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2012

Calgary – Centre City Mobility Plan

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2010

Calgary Municipal Development Plan

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Community gardens, Farmers' markets, Local food, Food prices, Food provision, Food retail, Food security, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Active transportation, Nutrition, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2009

Calgary TP004 – Snow and Ice Control Policy

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycling infrastructure, Snow clearing, Active transportation
Year last amended: 2011
Year of adoption: 2009

Calgary Transportation Plan

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2009

Calgary TP011 – Bicycle Policy

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycling infrastructure, Trail, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2008

Calgary TP010 – Pedestrian Policy

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Pedestrian infrastructure, Retrofitting, Road safety, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2008

Calgary – Centre City Plan

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Active transportation, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2007

Calgary Bylaw 1P2007 – Land Use Bylaw

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Outlet density, Zoning, Food retail, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Active transportation, Nutrition, Alcohol
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2007

Calgary – Imagine Calgary Plan for Long Range Urban Sustainability

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Community gardens, Drinking water, Farmers' markets, Local food, Food provision, Food retail, Food security, Availability, Tobacco sales, Bicycling infrastructure, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Rural context, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation, Tobacco, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2007

Calgary Centre City Plan

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycling infrastructure, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2007

Calgary Bylaw 23M2018 – Smoking and Vaping Bylaw

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Parks and beaches, Patio, Smoke-free place, Taxi, Transit, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 2006

Calgary CSPS018 – Community Services Program Policy

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2006

This policy supports inclusiveness in recreation, contributes to building a sense of community and reflects the integrated approach between recreation, health, and community services via the following four policy directives that provide:

1. Tax support for introductory and basic skill development programs focusing on children, youth, families and low income Calgarians;

2. Recreation programming in publicly operated facilities and open spaces through direct delivery; 

3. Leadership in the co-ordinated and co-operative planning and delivery of recreation programming through collaboration and partnerships; and 

4. Support to build community capacity and enable community-driven recreation program delivery. 

Calgary Bylaw 37M2005 – Drainage Bylaw

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2005
This bylaw requires that no one releases a prohibited material into a storm drainage system. Prohibited materials include: gasoline, solvents, paint, sawdust, pesticides, herbicides, asbestos, and other hazardous and biomedical waste.

Calgary Bylaw 20M2003 – Parks and Pathways

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation
Year last amended: 2011
Year of adoption: 2004

Calgary TP002 Traffic Calming Policy

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Road safety, Traffic calming, Active transportation
Year last amended: 2010
Year of adoption: 2003

Calgary Bylaw 23M2002 – Tree Protection Bylaw

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2002
This bylaw is aimed at preserving trees in the City of Calgary for the purpose of improving air quality through the removal of pollutants and dust particulates.

Calgary – Open Space Plan

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Rural context, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Trail, Active transportation, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2003
Year of adoption: 2002

Calgary CSP013 Open Space Plan Policy

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Trail, Active transportation
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2002

Calgary Bylaw 20M2001 – Waste and Recycling Bylaw

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2001
This bylaw prohibits some substances from being collected by municipal services including asbestos.

Calgary CSPS010 – Griffith Woods Natural Environment Park Management & Policy

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2000

The policy aims to provide sound management direction for the unique biophysical resources of Griffith Woods Natural Environment Park. Management strategies as well as guidelines are specified to accommodate specific recreational activities which will impose minimal environmental damage to the forest so that the area will be protected and managed to ensure it continues to fulfill its ecological functions.

Calgary Bylaw 32M98 – Business Licence Bylaw

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Infectious agents, Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Licensing, Tobacco sales, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1998

Calgary CSPS017 Integrated Pest Management Plan (IPM)

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 1998

This Plan contains an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Policy that commits to minimizing the use of pesticides in the City of Calgary and maintaining a pesticide-free buffer zone in and around playgrounds and public outdoor pools.

Calgary Bylaw 26M96 – Traffic Bylaw

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycling infrastructure, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Active transportation
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1996

Calgary CSPS011 – Lease License of Occupation to Community Organizations Policy

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2012
Year of adoption: 1995
This policy recognizes the importance of community associations and social recreation organizations in creating complete communities. It allows these organizations to occupy City-owned land for the purposes of serving the Calgary community.

Calgary Bylaw 20M88 – Street Bylaw

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Pedestrian infrastructure, Road safety, Snow clearing, Active transportation
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1988

Calgary Bylaw 52M87 – Stephen Avenue Mall Bylaw

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Pedestrian infrastructure, Active transportation
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 1987

Calgary Bylaw 4M81 – Transit Bylaw

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Smoke-free place, Transit, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2012
Year of adoption: 1981

Calgary Bylaw 9018 – Glenmore Park Bylaw

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Park, Trail, Active transportation
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 1974