Prevention Policies Directory

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

We've listed 25 policies under your selection of "Policy intervention". The most recently adopted policies are first.

Yellowknife Bylaw 4795 – Helmet Bylaw

Location: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycle helmet, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

Halifax – Making Connections: 2014-19 Halifax Active Transportation Priorities Plan

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycle helmet, Bicycling infrastructure, Bike share, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Retrofitting, Road safety, Rural context, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

Montréal Bylaw 2030 – On Traffic and Public Safety

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycle helmet, Bicycling infrastructure, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Road safety, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

Ottawa Cycling Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycle helmet, Bicycling infrastructure, Bike share, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Rural context, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013

This plan supports active transportation as a means to improve population health through physical activity and improved air quality.

Whitehorse Bylaw 2013-35 – Bicycle Bylaw

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycle helmet, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013

Motor Vehicle Act, RSBC 1996, c 318

Location: British Columbia
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Smoke-free place, Vehicle with minors, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Bicycle helmet, Road safety, Active transportation, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2012

Region of Peel’s Active Transportation Study: Active Transportation Plan

Location: Regional Municipality of Peel, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycle helmet, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Rural context, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2011

Conception Bay South Bicycle Helmet Regulations

Location: Conception Bay South, Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycle helmet, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2010

Victoria Bylaw 09-079 – Streets and Traffic Bylaw

Location: Victoria, British Columbia
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycle helmet, Pedestrian infrastructure, Active transportation
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2009

Edmonton Bicycle Transportation Plan

Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycle helmet, Bicycling infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Snow clearing, Trail, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2009

Fredericton Trails/Bikeways Master Plan

Location: Fredericton, New Brunswick
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Accessibility, Bicycle helmet, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Trail, Active transportation, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2007

REPEALED Highway Traffic Act, RSA 2000, c H-8

Location: Alberta
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycle helmet, Pedestrian infrastructure, Road safety, Traffic calming, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2000

Municipalities Act, 1999, SNL 1999, c M-24

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Built environment, General, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycle helmet, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Snow clearing, Active transportation
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1999

Yellowknife Bylaw 4063 – Highway Traffic Bylaw

Location: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycle helmet, Road safety, Snow clearing, Active transportation
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1999

Surrey Bylaw 13007 – Highway and Traffic Bylaw, 1997

Location: Surrey, British Columbia
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycle helmet, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Road safety, Traffic calming, Active transportation
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1997

Highway Traffic Act, RSNL 1990, c H-3

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycle helmet, Parking management, Snow clearing, Active transportation
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1990

Highway Traffic Act, RSO 1990, c H.8

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycle helmet, Road safety, Active transportation
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1990

REPEALED Rural Municipality Act, 1989, SS 1989-90, c R-26.1

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Built environment, General, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Smoke-free place, Transit, Tobacco smoke, Bicycle helmet, Bicycling infrastructure, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Rural context, Snow clearing, Traffic calming, Active transportation, Tobacco
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1989

Highway Traffic Act, CCSM c H60

Location: Manitoba
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Smoke-free place, Vehicle with minors, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Bicycle helmet, Active transportation, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1985

REPEALED Urban Municipality Act, 1984, SS 1983-84, c U-11

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Built environment, General, Physical activity, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Multi-unit dwelling, Patio, Smoke-free place, Transit, Tobacco smoke, Bicycle helmet, Bicycling infrastructure, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Snow clearing, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation, Tobacco
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1984

REPEALED Northern Municipalities Act, SS 1983, c N-5.1

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Multi-unit dwelling, Patio, Smoke-free place, Transit, Tobacco smoke, Bicycle helmet, Bicycling infrastructure, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Rural context, Snow clearing, Traffic calming, Active transportation, Tobacco
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1983

Motor Vehicle Act, RSNB 1973, c M-17

Location: New Brunswick
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycle helmet, Traffic calming, Active transportation
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1973