Prevention Policies Directory

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

We've listed 8 policies under your selection of "Location". The most recently adopted policies are first.

Region of Queens Municipality Bylaw 21 – Smoke Free Places Bylaw

Location: Region of Queens Municipality, Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Patio, Smoke-free place, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2017

Region of Queens Municipality Bylaw 13 – Solid Waste Management Bylaw

Location: Region of Queens Municipality, Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2012
This bylaw designates household hazardous waste as non-collectible. Household hazardous waste includes: insecticides, pesticides, herbicides, batteries, paint, gasoline, used motor oil, etc.

Region of Queens Municipality Bylaw – Land Use Bylaw

Location: Region of Queens Municipality, Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2009
This bylaw includes zoning for recreation/open Space zones, which allow for the development of athletic facilities, parks, playgrounds, and trail systems.

Region of Queens Municipality Bylaw 11 – The Sewer Bylaw

Location: Region of Queens Municipality, Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
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Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2007
This bylaw prohibits the discharge of hazardous substances into combined or sanitary sewers and provides concentration maximums for other toxic substances.

Region of Queens Municipality Bylaw – Subdivision Bylaw

Location: Region of Queens Municipality, Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1998
This bylaw requires that 5% of the total subdivision area will be transferred to the Region of Queens Municipality for parks, playgrounds or similar public purposes.

Region of Queens Municipality Bylaw 2 – The Burning Bylaw

Location: Region of Queens Municipality, Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1998
This bylaw restricts outdoor fires and in particular prohibits the burning of: tires, waste dangerous goods, used oil, wood treated with preservatives, rubber or plastic, and asphalt shingles.