Prevention Policies Directory

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

We've listed 21 policies under your selection of "Location". The most recently adopted policies are first.

St. John’s Parks & Open Space Master Plan

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Shade, Solar UVR, Trail, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

St. John’s Traffic Calming Policy

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Parking management, Traffic calming
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2011

St. John’s Policy 03-07-47 – Nutrition Policy

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Food composition, Food literacy education, Food provision, Food retail, Nutrition, Procurement, Sales of unhealthy foods, Sugar, Vending machines
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2010

St. John’s Cycling Master Plan

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Trail
Year last amended: 2009
Year of adoption: 2008

St. John’s Bylaw 1488 – Parks Bylaw

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2006

This bylaw governs the parks within the City of St. John's and the activities that occur within them. It ensures they are kept clean and sets the time of day they open and close.

St. John’s Urban Forest Management Master Plan

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's
Risk factor: Built environment, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2006

St. John’s Bowring Park Master Plan

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Shade, Solar UVR, Trail, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2005

St. John’s Municipal Plan

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Rural context, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Trail
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2003

St. John’s Bannerman Park Master Plan

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2003
This plan includes recommendations for the upgrading and use of Binnerman Park to promote active and passive recommendation and serve the needs of the community in which it is situated.

St. John’s Bylaw 1443 – Skateboard, In-Line Skates and Scooter Bylaw

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's
Risk factor: Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2001

This bylaw identifies the public spaces where using skateboards, in-line skates, and scooters is prohibited (thereby indirectly identifying where these recreational activities are permissible).

St. John’s Bylaw 1438 – Building Bylaw

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2011
Year of adoption: 2001

This bylaw governs how buildings will be constructed, altered, repaired, and demolished. Prior to demolition, it requires the site to be inspected by a qualified professional to identify asbestos, lead, heavy metals, and toxic materials.

St. John’s Development Regulations

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Pedestrian infrastructure
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1994

St. John’s Bylaw 306 – Open Air Fire Regulations

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1993
This bylaw regulations state that no person shall operate an open air fire in the City of St. John's without a permit and outlines the conditions of obtaining this permit.

St. John Bylaw 985 – Sanitation Regulations

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 1986
This bylaw outlines waste disposal and collection in the City of St. John's and prohibits the collection of fine sawdust, oil or gasoline soaked rags, gas containers and chemicals among other products.

St. John’s Bylaw 642 – Speed Limit Bylaw

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Traffic calming
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1978

St. John’s Bylaw 293 – Water Pollution Bylaw

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1965

This bylaw prohibits industrial operations from polluting watercourses in the City of St. John's.