Prevention Policies Directory

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

We've listed 30 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

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

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

Calgary Bylaw 14M2012 – Wastewater Bylaw

Location: Alberta, Calgary
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 TP018 – Residential Street Design Policy

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

Calgary Municipal Development Plan

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

Calgary TP004 – Snow and Ice Control Policy

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

Calgary Transportation Plan

Location: Alberta, Calgary
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:
Year of adoption: 2009

Calgary TP011 – Bicycle Policy

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

Calgary TP010 – Pedestrian Policy

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

Calgary Bylaw 1P2007 – Land Use Bylaw

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

Calgary Centre City Plan

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

Calgary Bylaw 23M2018 – Smoking and Vaping Bylaw

Location: Alberta, Calgary
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, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Transit
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 2006

Calgary CSPS018 – Community Services Program Policy

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

Calgary TP002 Traffic Calming Policy

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

Calgary Bylaw 23M2002 – Tree Protection Bylaw

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

Calgary CSP013 Open Space Plan Policy

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

Calgary Bylaw 20M2001 – Waste and Recycling Bylaw

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

Calgary CSPS017 Integrated Pest Management Plan (IPM)

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

Calgary CSPS011 – Lease License of Occupation to Community Organizations Policy

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

Calgary Bylaw 52M87 – Stephen Avenue Mall Bylaw

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

Calgary Bylaw 4M81 – Transit Bylaw

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

Calgary Bylaw 9018 – Glenmore Park Bylaw

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