Prevention Policies Directory

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We've listed 122 policies under your selection of "Location". The most recently adopted policies are first.

Montreal – (Borough of Rivière-des-Prairies-Pointe-Aux-Trembles) Bylaw 16-017 – Respecting the transfer for the purpose of establishing, maintaining and improving parks, playgrounds and preservation of natural areas

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Park, Shade, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2016

This bylaw provides for the establishment and maintenance of parks, playgrounds and natural areas in the Rivière-des-Prairies-Pointe-Aux-Trembles borough. 

Borough of Pointe-aux-Trembles (Montréal) Bylaw RCA 15-E138 – Authorizing a loan of $ 270,000 to carry out work under the Recreation and Community Centers Rehabilitation Program

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2016

This bylaw authorizes a loan of $270,000 to carry out work under the recreation and community centers rehabilitation program for the borough of Pointe-Aux-Trembles (Montréal).

Montréal Bylaw RCA09-PIIA01-003 – Amending the Bylaw on Site Planning and Architectural Integration Plans for Rivière-des-Prairies-Pointe-aux-Trembles Borough (RCA09-PIIA01, as amended)

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Pedestrian infrastructure, Road safety, Streetscaping
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2016

This bylaw amends the bylaw concerning site planning and architectural integration programs for the borough of Rivière-des-Prairies-Pointe-aux-Trembles. Among other things, it is planned to allow recreational activities. In addition, the regulation prohibits nuisances near the railway.

Montréal Bylaw 2191 (administrative codification) – Concerning peace, order, good governance, general welfare and nuisance and repealing Bylaw 1203

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2016

This regulation clarifies certain elements related to contaminants, waste and environmental assessment. It also prohibits anyone from obstructing or causing a nuisance on bicycle paths.

Montreal Bylaw RCG 16-019 – Authorizing a loan of $ 10,500,000 to finance various repairs to fire stations, including work required for the capture of gases

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2016

This bylaw provides for the installation of a gas capture system in certain garage bays that do not have one and to update existing systems to maintain maximum air quality in the surrounding areas.

Montréal Bylaw 15-037 – Authorizing a loan $ 350,000 to fund the borough support program for the upgrading of the 2016 Quebec Games hosting equipment and the 2017 World Police Fire Games (JMPP).

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2015

This bylaw allows for the funding of the Borough Support Program to upgrade the 2016 Quebec Games hosting facilities and the 2017 World Police Fire Games (JMPP).

Montréal Bylaw 2015-11 – Amending 4 bylaws of the Plateau-Mont-Royal to ensure alignment with the Montréal Urban Agglomeration Development Plan (RCG 14-029) and other modifications

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2015

This bylaw amends 4 Plateau-Mont-Royal bylaws to ensure alignment with the Urban Agglomeration Development Plan. It defines the allowed distances between residential families or sensitive uses (CHLSD, CSSS, rehabilitation centers, schools, cultural institutions, etc.) and organic treatment centers, hydro-cable transport facilities, or the main railway line. In addition, this bylaw plans to develop the sectors along the railway by highlighting particular components of the urban landscape, promoting architectural and landscaping innovation, promoting the security of development and constructing and limiting noise and vibrations.

Montréal Bylaw RCG 14-016 – Authorises a loan of $ 100,000,000 to finance eligible drinking water and wastewater infrastructure projects […] Building Canada Fund-Québec

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

This bylaw authorizes a lona of 100,000,000 for the financing of infrastructure works to improve the drinking water service and reduce the harmful effects of wastewater on the environment and public health.

Montréal Bylaw RCG 14-020 – Authorizing a loan of $1100,000,000 for financing infrastructure for rehabilitation and reconstruction of production and distribution systems for drinking water and the collection and purification of wastewater

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

The purpose of this bylaw is to enable the financing of infrastructure works and upgrading the collection and purification of wastewater in order to prevent the contamination of drinking water.

Montréal Bylaw 12-053 – Authorizing a loan of $ 17,800,000 to finance the construction of infrastructure, development and redevelopment of the public domain and for the acquisition of street furniture

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013

This by-law allows the realization of infrastructure works, development and redevelopment of the public domain and the acquisition of street furniture in the Frontenac sector.

Montréal Bylaw RCG 11-014 – Authorizing the construction and occupancy for purposes of treatment center of organic materials by biomethanation in a closed building as well as for pre-treatment pilot center purposes

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2012

This bylaw provides for the construction and occupancy of an organic biomethanation treatment center to reduce the amount of organic matter and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

Montréal Bylaw – Concerning discharges at purification works on the urban territory of Montréal

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2012
This bylaw says that the Division of Industrial Waste Control (ICC) has the mandate to ensure that discharges from industries or businesses does not affect the health of people and their property, neither the infrastructure and the general environment on the territory of the city of Montréal. Any company that may discharge pollutants into water must obtain a permit from the Division of Control of industrial waste that will be delivered after the assessment of the compliance of discharges or activities. When necessary, inspectors of the Division may also intervene in residential buildings to enforce this regulation.

Montréal Bylaw 11-015 – Authorizing a loan of $ 8,300,000 for the construction and upgrading of water, sewer and road networks in the Avenue des Avenues district of Ile Bizard -Ste Genevieve

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food provision, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2011

This bylaw authorizes the construction and upgrading of water, sewer and road networks in the Avenue des Avenues sector of Bizard-Ste-Geneviève Island.

Borough of Pierrefonds-Roxboro (Montréal) Bylaw CA29 0040 – Zoning Bylaw

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Physical activity, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Alcohol, Availability, Bicycling infrastructure, Outlet density, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Tobacco, Tobacco sales
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2010

Montreal Bylaw RCA10-210012 – Concerning the property, nuisances and parks of Verdun Borough

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Pedestrian infrastructure, Road safety, Streetscaping
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2010

This bylaw concerns the property, nuisances and parks of the Verdun Borough and more particularly security in the park, green spaces, street furniture and walking routes.

Montréal 2008-2009 Report on the Montréal Transportation Plan

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2008

Montréal Bylaw 2154 – Respecting snow removal

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2008

Among other things, this by-law provides for the disposal of snow on the public domain so as not to impede pedestrian, cycle and vehicular routes. It provides for fines for offenders.

Montréal 2008 Transportation Plan

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Retrofitting, Snow clearing, Traffic calming
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2008

Montréal Bylaw R-08-011 – Respecting the transfer of subdivisions for the purpose of establishing, maintaining and improving parks, playgrounds and the preservation of natural areas on the territory of the Borough of Pierrefonds-Roxboro

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2008

This bylaw is related to the transfer of lands for the purpose of establishing, maintaining and improving parks, playgrounds summer preservation of natural areas on the territory of the borough of Pierrefonds-Roxboro, City of Montréal.

Borough of Rivière-des-Prairies-Pointe-aux-Trembles (Montréal) Bylaw RCA08-E046 – Authorizing a loan of $ 2,978,000 for the development and redevelopment of parks

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2008

This byl-aw authorizes a loan to develop and re-develop parks in the Borough of Rivière-des-Prairies-Pointe-aux-Trembles, including improvements to outdoor sports facilities and playgrounds and equipment replacement. 

Montréal – Transportation Plan

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Snow clearing
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2008

Montréal Family Policy

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Park, Public transit
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2008

Montréal Bylaw 2008-47 – On Clean Water

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2008

This bylaw prohibits, at any time, the dumping of several contaminants into clean water. Standards for certain contaminants are presented.

Montreal Regulation CA-24-063 – Respecting the nuisance caused by a motor vehicle

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2006

This regulation aims to reduce the nuisance caused by pollutants emitted unnecessarily in the atmosphere by immobilized motor vehicles and wishes to contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gases in order, with a set of other measures, to respect the objectives of the Kyoto Protocol.

Montréal Bylaw RCG 06-017 – Authorizing a loan of $15,000,000 for the purchase of land acquisitions to enlarge the epxansion of various parks under the jurisdiction of the Montréal Agglomeration Board

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2006

This bylaw authorizes a loan of $ 15,000,000 for the financing of land acquisitions for the purpose of completing the expansion of land for the purpose of expanding various parks. 

Montréal Bylaw 2134 – Respecting the nuisance caused by a motor vehicle

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2006

This bylaw aims to reduce pollutants emitted unnecessarily into the atmosphere by immobilized motor vehicles and wishes to contribute to the reduction of the greenhouse gases for the purpose, with a set of other measures, to respect the objectives of the Kyoto Protocol.

Borough of Sud-Ouest (Montréal) Bylaw RCA05 22011 – Borrowing of $ 2,200,000 for projects included in the 2005-2007 three-year capital works program, including programs for redeveloping parks and improving playgrounds

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2005

This bylaw authorizes a loan of $ 2,200,000 for projects included in the 2005-2007 three-year capital works program, which includes park redevelopment and playground improvement programs, Arrondissement du Sud-Ouest de la Ville de Montréal.

Montréal Tree Policy

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2005

Montréal Bylaw 04-041-1 – Amending Bylaw 04-041 concerning pesticide use

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

This bylaw prohibits the application of pesticides outside buildings within the municipality and lists exceptions to the prohibition that include (but are not limited to) the maintenance of golf courses and bowling greens and to control infestations.

Montréal Bylaw 816 – Use of Public Parks

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 1998
Year of adoption: 1980

The purpose of this bylaw is to provide general regulations governing the use of parks in Montréal. It prohibits the consumption of alcohol in parks except during special events authorized by the Director, which may allow for the consumption of alcoholic beverages in designated areas of the park.