Prevention Policies Directory

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

We've listed 29 policies under your selection of "Location". The most recently adopted policies are first.

Winnipeg Corydon-Osborne Area Plan

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

Winnipeg Bylaw No. 89/2014 – Public Transit Bylaw

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Smoke-free place, Transit, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

Winnipeg Bylaw 110 – Solid Waste Bylaw

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 2012

This bylaw governs the collection of solid waste, which includes but is not limited to garbage, recycling, compostable waste and non-collectible waste, from residential properties in Winnipeg. It requires that anyone who produces special waste, which may include hazardous waste, ensures it is taken to a facility designated for the disposal of special waste. Hazardous waste is defined using the Household Hazardous Material and Prescribed Material Stewardship Regulation MR 16/2010 and The Dangerous Goods Handling and Transportation Act, CCSM c. D12. 

Winnipeg Bylaw 62 – Outdoor Smoking Bylaw

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Parks and beaches, Patio, Smoke-free place, Smokeless tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2011

Winnipeg Transportation Master Plan

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Bike share, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Snow clearing, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2011

Winnipeg Bylaw 68 – Complete Communities Direction Strategy Bylaw

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Streetscaping, Active transportation
Year last amended: 2014
Year of adoption: 2011

Winnipeg Bylaw 67/2010- OurWinnipeg Plan Bylaw

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food provision, Accessibility, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Streetscaping, Trail, Active transportation, Nutrition
Year last amended: 2014
Year of adoption: 2011

Winnipeg Bylaw 92 – Sewer Bylaw

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2010

This bylaw prohibits the discharge of liquid with a hydrocarbon concentration greater than 10mg/L, radioactive material, concentrated pesticides, and other substances into sewers. It also provides concentration limits for other chemical and substance discharge, including: arsenic, benzene, cadmium, chromium, cobalt, tetrachloroethane, 1,2-dichlorobenzene, DDT, lead, PCBs, PAHs, and xylenes (among others).

Winnipeg Bylaw 85/2009 – Parks Bylaw

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2009

The purpose of this bylaw is to maximize the opportunity of members of the public to enjoy a wide range of recreational and leisure activities within City parks safely, comfortably and conveniently; as well as to minimize the risks of any activity in a park.

Winnipeg Bylaw 200/2006 – Zoning Bylaw

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Outlet density, Community gardens, Farmers' markets, Zoning, Food retail, Bicycling infrastructure, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Active transportation, Nutrition, Alcohol
Year last amended: 2014
Year of adoption: 2008

Winnipeg Bylaw 99/2008 – Pesticide Management

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2009
Year of adoption: 2008

This bylaw restricts the application of the following pesticides: 2,4-D, Mecoprop, Dicamba, Glyphosate, and Carbaryl.

Winnipeg Bylaw No. 40/2005 – Body Modification Bylaw

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Risk factor: Infectious agents, Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Hepatitis B (HBV), Hepatitis C (HCV), Smoke-free place, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco, Infectious Agents
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 2006

Winnipeg Bylaw No. 100/2004 – Downtown Winnipeg Zoning Bylaw

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Outlet density, Community gardens, Zoning, Food retail, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Streetscaping, Trail, Active transportation, Nutrition, Alcohol
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2004

REPEALED Winnipeg Bylaw 7070/97 – Sewer Bylaw

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1997

This bylaw prohibits the discharge of a variety of substances into any sewer at prescribed concentrations, including: arsenic, cadmium, chromium, lead, radioactive materials, and other hazardous waste. It also specifically prohibits carcinogenic waste from being dumped into sewers.

REPEALED Winnipeg Bylaw 6400/94 – The Winnipeg Zoning Bylaw

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Farmers' markets, Zoning, Food retail, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Active transportation, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1995

Winnipeg Bylaw 6001/92 – Biomedical Waste Sharps Bylaw

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Risk factor: Infectious agents
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 1992

This bylaw relates to the handling and disposal of biomedical waste sharps. It requires that biomedical waste sharps to be stored in suitable containers and not to be mixed with other garbage.

REPEALED Winnipeg Bylaw 4653/87 – Tattoo Studio Bylaw

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Risk factor: Infectious agents
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1989

This bylaw concerns the conditions of tattoo studios and the sterilization of equipment used within.

Winnipeg Bylaw 1979/78 – Incinerator Control Bylaw

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 1978

This bylaw dictates who and where incinerators can be constructed. It also places a limit on the particulate matter that can be emitted from an incinerator and states that the method of measurement is as approved by the Province of Manitoba.

REPEALED Winnipeg Bylaw 1340/76 – Solid Waste Bylaw

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1976

This bylaw states that hazardous waste, radioactive waste, and other hazardous materials, is not eligible for collection by the City.