Prevention Policies Directory

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

We've listed 166 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

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

Location: Canada-wide
Risk factor: General, Physical activity
Policy intervention:
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.

Fertilizers Regulations, CRC, c 666

Location: Canada-wide
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 2013

Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012, SC 2012, c 19, s 52

Location: Canada-wide
Risk factor: General, Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2012
This Act was established with the purpose of protecting environmental and human health that may be impacted by the completion of designated projects (some of which may be linked to federal authorities like the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission) through the application of the precautionary principle.

Toys Regulations, SOR/2011-17

Location: Canada-wide
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2011

Human Pathogens and Toxins Act, SC 2009, c 24

Location: Canada-wide
Risk factor: Infectious agents
Policy intervention: Hepatitis B (HBV), Hepatitis C (HCV), Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori), Human Papillomavirus (HPV), Infectious Agents
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2009

PCB Regulations, SOR/2008-273

Location: Canada-wide
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 2008