Prevention Policies Directory

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

We've listed 164 policies under your selection of "Location". The most recently adopted policies are first.

Rouge National Urban Park Act, SC 2015, c 10

Location: Canada-wide
Risk factor: Built environment, General, Nutrition
Policy intervention: Local food, Food provision, Nutrition
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2015

Order Declaring that the Reduction of Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Coal-fired Generation of Electricity Regulations do not apply in Nova Scotia, SOR/2014-265

Location: Canada-wide
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
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Year of adoption: 2015
The regulations SOR/2012-167 establish a regime for the reduction of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions that result from the production of electricity by means of thermal energy using coal as a fuel, whether in conjunction with other fuels or not.

REPEALED Great Lakes Sewage Pollution Prevention Regulations, CRC, c 1429

Location: Canada-wide
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
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Year of adoption: 2014
This repealed regulation respects the prevention of pollution of the Great Lakes waters by sewage from ships. It forbids ships to discharge sewage into the waters of the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River as far east as the lower exit of the St. Lambert Lock at Montréal. It also forbids any person to discharge or permit the discharge of sewage from a ship into any such waters.

National Health and Fitness Day Act, SC 2014, c 34

Location: Canada-wide
Risk factor: General, Physical activity
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Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014
This Act aims to establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians. This day will take place the first Saturday in June while the Canadian Environment Week. Many local events and initiatives will celebrate and promote, among others, the importance and use of local health, recreational, sports and fitness facilities, as well as walking and cycling which are great ways to reduce vehicle pollution and improve physical fitness.