Prevention Policies Directory

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

We've listed 157 policies under your selection of "Location". The most recently adopted policies are first.

Regina Smoking Bylaw 2017-20

Location: Regina, Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Multi-unit dwelling, Parks and beaches, Patio, Smoke-free place, Taxi, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Transit, Water pipe
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2017

The Environmental Management and Protection (Saskatchewan Environmental Code Adoption) Regulations, RRS c E-10.22 Reg 2

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2015
Under the Environmental Protection and Management Act, this regulation provides for reporting the discharge of a substance that may cause or is causing an adverse effect or for reporting a discovery of such a substance and limiting the probability of unacceptable adverse effects resulting from activities described in chapter E.1.2. Chapter E.1.1. of this regulation also governs the purchase, sale, storage, manufacture and transport of halocarbons or equipment containing halocarbons.

The Child Care Act, SS 2014, c C-7.31

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Food provision, Nutrition, Nutritional standards
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2015

The Pest Control Products Regulations, 2015, RRS c P-8 Reg 4

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2015
This regulation sets out the requirements, responsibilities for the use and application of pesticides in Saskatchewan.

The Waterworks and Sewage Works Regulations, RRS c E-10.22 Reg 3

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2015
This regulation sets out the requirements for a person responsible for an activity in relation to a waterworks or sewage works. Water from the waterworks must meet the following standards before the water is supplied to its consumers.

The Environmental Management and Protection (General) Regulations, RRS c E-10.22 Reg 1

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2015
This regulation, under the Environmental Protection and Management Act, provides for the requirement of permits for those who: discharge substances into bodies of water; wish to construct, alter, operate, temporarily close, close or decommission a facility mentioned in subsection 8(2) of the regulation (which includes various industrial facilities that produce hazardous waste); and those who engage in industrial activities, defined as the burning of any substances included in subsection 13 of the regulation, including but not limited to, hazardous wastes, treated wood or spilled oil.

The Child Care Regulations, 2015, RRS c C-7.31 Reg 1

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Nutrition, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Food provision, Nutrition, Nutritional standards, Shade, Solar UVR, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2015

The Employment Standards Regulations, RRS c S-15.1 Reg 5

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2014
This regulation outlines employment standards under the Saskatchewan Employment Act. The regulation includes a section that governs the length of working hours and periods of rest for firefighters.

The Asbestos Registry for Public Buildings Regulations, RRS c P-37.1 Reg 16

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014
This regulation requires the owners of a public buildings in Saskatchewan to record information about asbestos within the building in an electronic format (pursuant to the regulations of the Saskatchewan Employment Act) within six months of the day that section 19.1 of Public Health Act, 1994 comes into force.

REPEALED The Used Petroleum and Antifreeze Products Collection Regulation, RRS c E-10.21 Reg 6

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014
These regulations govern the purchase and sale of oil, oil filters, diesel exhaust fluid, diesel fuel filters and antifreeze in Saskatchewan. A product management program that has been approved by the Minister is required in order for a first seller sell these products. These products may not be purchased if the purchaser is aware that the first seller has not complied with the product management program. These regulations also outline the requirements for a product management program which include: collection depot and retail drop-off regulations, educational material and consumer information, and requirements for reporting.

REPEALED The Home-based Education Program Regulations, 2013, RRS c E-0.2 Reg 22

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013
Section 6 of this regulation stated that boards of education must develop policies around the services they were prepared to make available to home-school learners, including programs of athletics and amateur sport.

Design Regina Official Community Plan

Location: Regina, Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Community gardens, Complete streets, Farmers' markets, Food prices, Food promotion, Food provision, Food retail, Food security, Local food, Nutrition, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Shade, Solar UVR, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2013

The Saskatchewan Employment Act, SS 2014, c S-15.1

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Artificial UVR, Occupational health and safety, Smoke-free place, Tobacco, Tobacco smoke, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2013

Saskatoon Policy C02-037 – Transit Advertising

Location: Saskatchewan, Saskatoon
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Advertising, Alcohol, Tobacco, Tobacco advertising
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2012

Saskatoon Bylaw 8987 – The Storm Water Management Utility Bylaw

Location: Saskatchewan, Saskatoon
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2012
This bylaw regulates the discharge of material into the storm sewer system and prohibits the following substances: pesticides, herbicides, and petroleum-based materials.

Regina Bylaw 2012-63 – Waste Management Bylaw

Location: Regina, Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2012

This bylaw prohibits anyone from setting out 'industrial' waste for collection. Industrial waste includes asbestos.

REPEALED The Home-based Education Program Regulations, 2012, RRS c E-0.2 Reg 21

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2012
Section 6 of this repealed regulation stated that boards of education must develop policies around the services they were prepared to make available to home-school learners, including programs of athletics and amateur sport.

The Statements of Provincial Interest Regulations, RRS c P-13.2 Reg 3

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2012

This regulation sets out the Statements of Provincial Interests in the Appendix, including a statement on recreation and open space needs, which guide municipal land use. Every district plan, official community plan, regional plan, subdivision bylaw or zoning bylaw adopted or amended pursuant to this Act must be consistent with the Statements of Provincial Interest.

REPEALED The Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport Regulations, RRS c G-5.1 Reg 158

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2012
This regulation describes the goals of the Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport, which include but are not limited to, the development, promotion and implementation of policies related to managing and developing areas of recreational significance.

Saskatoon Policy A10-024 – Recreational Uses of Storm Water Retention Ponds

Location: Saskatchewan, Saskatoon
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2011
This policy outlines administrative requirements around the recreational use of storm water retention ponds, including the adoption of an ice thickness evaluation/management program carried out by Fire and Protective Services staff to ensure retention pond ice is safe for use.

The Northern Municipalities Act, 2010, SS 2010, c N-5.2

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Built environment, General, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Parking management, Public transit, Road safety, Snow clearing
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2010

Saskatchewan School Food and Nutrition Policy

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food composition, Food literacy education, Food provision, Food retail, Nutrition, Nutritional standards, Sales of unhealthy foods, Sodium, Sugar, Traditional foods, Trans-fat, Vending machines
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2009

Saskatoon Bylaw 8770 – Zoning Bylaw

Location: Saskatchewan, Saskatoon
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Streetscaping, Traffic calming
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2009

Saskatoon Bylaw 8769 – Official Community Plan

Location: Saskatchewan, Saskatoon
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Rural context, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Traffic calming
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2009

The Dedicated Lands Regulations, 2009, RRS c P-13.1 Reg 3

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2014
Year of adoption: 2009
Section 9 of this regulation states that money received by a municipality through the sale or lease of public, environmental or municipal reserve land is to be paid into the dedicated lands account and used for the purposes of purchasing lands for public use or for the development/upgrading of parks and recreation facilities on existing public land.

The Education Funding Regulations, RRS c E-0.2 Reg 20

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2012
Year of adoption: 2009
This regulation states that for provincial school building grants, there is no down payment minimum (paid by the board of education) for asbestos and radon remediation projects.