Prevention Policies Directory

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

We've listed 58 policies under your selection of "Location". The most recently adopted policies are first.

Toronto Official Plan

Location: Toronto, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Bike share, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Streetscaping, Trail, Active transportation, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2019
Year of adoption: 2002

Toronto’s Strategic Forest Management Plan

Location: Toronto, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Streetscaping, Active transportation, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2012

Toronto – Municipal Alcohol Policy

Location: Toronto, Ontario
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption
Policy intervention: Outlet density, Advertising, Alcohol
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2015

Toronto Bylaw 569-2013 – Zoning Bylaw

Location: Toronto, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Zoning, Food retail, Bicycling infrastructure, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Active transportation, Nutrition, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2013

Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 608 (Bylaw 854-2004) – Parks

Location: Toronto, Ontario
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Parks and beaches, Smoke-free place, Tobacco smoke, Bicycling infrastructure, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Trail, Active transportation, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2020
Year of adoption: 2005

Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 545 (Bylaw 514-2002) – Licensing

Location: Toronto, Ontario
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Licensing, Smoke-free place, Taxi, Transit, Vehicle with minors, Youth access, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2002

Toronto Congestion Management Plan (2016-2020)

Location: Toronto, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycling infrastructure, Pedestrian infrastructure, Road safety, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013

Toronto Carbon Credit Policy

Location: Toronto, Ontario
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013

Toronto Local Food Procurement Policy

Location: Toronto, Ontario
Risk factor: Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention: Local food, Procurement, Food provision, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013

Toronto Traffic Calming Policy

Location: Toronto, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Road safety, Traffic calming, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2002

Toronto Bylaw 650-2005 – To establish an obligatory reserve fund named the Ashbridges Bay Treatment Plant Skateboard Park Reserve Fund and to amend Municipal Code Chapter 227, Reserves and Reserve Funds, to add this reserve fund

Location: Toronto, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
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Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2005

This bylaw establishes a reserve fund to receive donations for the planning, design, and development of a Skateboard Park at Ashbridges Bay.

Toronto Bylaw 654-2005 – To establish an obligatory reserve fund named the Marilyn Bell Park BMX Racetrack and Extreme Sports Facility Reserve Fund and to amend Municipal Code Chapter 227, Reserves and Reserve Funds, to add this reserve fund

Location: Toronto, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
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Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2005

This bylaw establishes a reserve fund for the purpose of receiving donations to be used in the planning, design and development of a BMX Racetrack and Extreme Sports Facility at Marilyn Bell Park.

Toronto Bylaw 854-2004 – To adopt a new City of Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 608, Parks, and to repeal various bylaws of the former municipalities relating to parks

Location: Toronto, Ontario
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Physical activity
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Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2004

This bylaw regulates what activities are permitted in parks. It prohibits the consumption, serving and selling alcoholic beverages. It also describes what recreational activities are allowed and under what conditions, including bicycling and sports.

Toronto Bylaw 583-2009 – To adopt City of Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 492, Green Roofs, under s. 108 of the City of Toronto Act, 2006

Location: Toronto, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2009

The bylaw requires green roofs on new commercial, institutional and residential development with a minimum Gross Floor Area of 2,000 m2 as of January 31, 2010. Starting April 30, 2012, the bylaw will require compliance with the bylaw for new industrial development.