Prevention Policies Directory

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

We've listed 35 policies under your selection of "Location". The most recently adopted policies are first.

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.

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.

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

Edmonton Bylaw 16521 – City of Edmonton Capital City Downtown Community Revitalization Levy Bylaw

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Streetscaping
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013
This bylaw was established to "impose a levy in respect of the incremental assessed value of property in a community revitalization area to raise revenue to be used toward the payment of infrastructure and other costs associated with the redevelopment of property in the community revitalization levy area." The Capital City Downtown Community Revitalization Levy Plan is included in Schedule A of this bylaw and provides a funding mechanism to enable to implementation of the Capital City Downtown Plan.

Edmonton Transit Oriented Development Policy C565

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2012

Edmonton Green Building Policy C567

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2012
This policy supports the design, construction, operation and retrofitting of high performance green buildings to improve a variety of factors that impact the environment and health, including indoor air quality.

Edmonton Community League Grants C502A

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2011

This policy provides limited financial assistance to support community leagues in providing a variety of recreation, sport and locally-based programs and activities.

Edmonton Corporate Tree Management Policy C456A

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2010
The purpose of this policy is to protect the tree canopy on City property.

Edmonton Bylaw 15100 – Municipal Development Plan: The Way We Grow

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Snow clearing, Streetscaping
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2010

Edmonton Bicycle Transportation Plan

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Bicycle helmet, Bicycling infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Snow clearing, Trail
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2009

Edmonton Active Transportation Policy C544

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Pedestrian infrastructure, Road safety, Trail
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2009

Edmonton Transportation Master Plan: The Way We Move

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Snow clearing, Streetscaping
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2009

Edmonton Oil and Gas Facilities Policy C515

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2008
The purpose of this policy is to ensure the orderly and safe co-existence of urban development and oil and gas facilities within the City of Edmonton. Considerations include: health and wellbeing of citizens, quality of life, prevention of irritants to citizens, and promotion of environmentally sustainable communities.

Edmonton Outdoor Aquatics Policy C534

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2008
This policy supports building a city with "quality of place" that includes desirable amenities, lifestyle and an environment that includes outdoor aquatic opportunities reflecting council's view that outdoor recreation is an activity that significantly contributes to the well-being of Edmontonians.

Edmonton Bylaw 14614 – Public Places Bylaw

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Patio, Smoke-free place, Taxi, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Transit
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 2008

Edmonton Bylaw 14600 – Community Standards Bylaw

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2007

This bylaw places restrictions on vehicle idling, permitting no more than 5 minutes in a 30 minute period.

Edmonton Natural Area Systems Policy C531

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2007
This policy is aimed at enhancing and sustaining the quality of life for Edmontonians through the maintenance of the natural environment that provides opportunities for education, research, appreciative forms of recreation and aesthetic and spiritual inspiration.

Edmonton Urban Parks Management Plan

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Snow clearing, Trail
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2006

Edmonton Integrated Pest Management Policy C501

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2004

This policy aims to minimize the use of pesticides on City property and use them responsibly when necessary. It also outlines “herbicide free” sites within the City.

Edmonton Bylaw 12800 – Zoning Bylaw

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Infectious agents, Nutrition
Policy intervention: Alcohol, Community gardens, Food retail, Nutrition, Outlet density, Zoning
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2001

Edmonton Bylaw 6894 – Speed Zones Bylaw

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Traffic calming
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1982

Edmonton Bylaw 2202 – Parkland Bylaw

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1961
This bylaw designates acceptable and prohibited activities in City of Edmonton parks, including the proper use of trails.

Edmonton Bylaw 13138 – Business Licence Bylaw

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Infectious agents, Nutrition, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Alcohol, Farmers' markets, Food retail, Licensing, Nutrition, Outlet density, Tobacco, Tobacco sales
Year last amended: 2017
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