Prevention Policies Directory

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

We've listed 24 policies under your selection of "Policy intervention". The most recently adopted policies are first.

Yellowknife Bylaw 4795 – Helmet Bylaw

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

Ottawa Cycling Plan

Location: Ontario, Ottawa
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycle helmet, Bicycling infrastructure, Bike share, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Rural context, Streetscaping, Traffic calming
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: Active transportation, Bicycle helmet
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: Active transportation, Bicycle helmet, E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Road safety, Smoke-free place, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Vehicle with minors
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2012

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

Location: Ontario, Regional Municipality of Peel
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, 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
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: Active transportation, Bicycle helmet
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2010

Edmonton Bicycle Transportation Plan

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

Victoria Bylaw 09-079 – Streets and Traffic Bylaw

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

Fredericton Trails/Bikeways Master Plan

Location: Fredericton, New Brunswick
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycle helmet, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Shade, Snow clearing, Solar UVR, Streetscaping, Trail, 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: Active transportation, Bicycle helmet, Pedestrian infrastructure, Road safety, Traffic calming
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: Active transportation, Bicycle helmet, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Snow clearing
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1999

Yellowknife Bylaw 4063 – Highway Traffic Bylaw

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

Surrey Bylaw 13007 – Highway and Traffic Bylaw, 1997

Location: British Columbia, Surrey
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Bicycle helmet, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Road safety, Traffic calming
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: Active transportation, Bicycle helmet, Parking management, Snow clearing
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: Active transportation, Bicycle helmet, Road safety
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: Active transportation, Bicycle helmet, Bicycling infrastructure, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Rural context, Smoke-free place, Snow clearing, Tobacco, Tobacco smoke, Traffic calming, Transit
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: Active transportation, Bicycle helmet, E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Smoke-free place, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Vehicle with minors
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: Active transportation, Bicycle helmet, Bicycling infrastructure, Multi-unit dwelling, Parking management, Patio, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Smoke-free place, Snow clearing, Tobacco, Tobacco smoke, Traffic calming, Trail, Transit
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: Active transportation, Bicycle helmet, Bicycling infrastructure, Multi-unit dwelling, Park, Parking management, Patio, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Rural context, Smoke-free place, Snow clearing, Tobacco, Tobacco smoke, Traffic calming, Transit
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: Active transportation, Bicycle helmet, Traffic calming
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1973