Prevention Policies Directory

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

We've listed 35 policies under your selection of "Policy intervention". The most recently adopted policies are first.

Edmonton – Decoteau North Neighbourhood Structure Plan

Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Community gardens, Food retail, Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2018

Longueuil – Roland-Therrien Pole Special Planning Program

Location: Longueuil, Québec
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Community gardens, Food retail, Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Streetscaping, Active transportation, Nutrition
Year last amended: 2019
Year of adoption: 2017

The London Plan

Location: London, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Community gardens, Drinking water, Farmers' markets, Local food, Food prices, Food provision, Food retail, Food security, Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Rural context, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation, Nutrition, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2019
Year of adoption: 2016

This plan supports the planting of trees in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and provide shade.

Victoria Community Garden Policy

Location: Victoria, British Columbia
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition
Policy intervention: Community gardens, Zoning, Food retail, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2016

Vancouver Urban Agriculture Policy

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition
Policy intervention: Community gardens, Traditional foods, Food provision, Food retail, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2015

Whitehorse – Whitehorse Sustainability Plan

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Community gardens, Local food, Food provision, Food retail, Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2015

Moncton – Municipal Plan

Location: Moncton, New Brunswick
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Outlet density, Community gardens, Drinking water, Local food, Food prices, Food provision, Food retail, Food security, Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Rural context, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation, Nutrition, Alcohol
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

Whitehorse Hillcrest Neighbourhood Plan

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Community gardens, Food retail, Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

Charlottetown – Victoria Park Comprehensive Master Plan

Location: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Community gardens, Local food, Food provision, Food retail, Bicycling infrastructure, Parking management, Road safety, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013

This Master Plan supports physical activity by providing access to sports facilities.

Grandview-Woodland (Vancouver) Community Plan

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Community gardens, Farmers' markets, Local food, Food prices, Food provision, Food retail, Food security, Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Retrofitting, Streetscaping, Active transportation, Nutrition, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013

Capital City Downtown Plan

Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Community gardens, Local food, Food provision, Food retail, Traffic calming, Active transportation, Nutrition, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013

Design Regina Official Community Plan

Location: Regina, Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Community gardens, Farmers' markets, Local food, Food prices, Food promotion, Food provision, Food retail, Food security, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Active transportation, Nutrition, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2013

Victoria – Official Community Plan

Location: Victoria, British Columbia
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Community gardens, Farmers' markets, Local food, Food prices, Food provision, Food retail, Food security, Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Bike share, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Rural context, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation, Nutrition
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2012

This policy commits to mitigating outdoor air pollution.

Montréal – Family Policy Portrait

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Community gardens, Farmers' markets, Local food, Food retail, Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Bike share, Intermodal transportation, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Streetscaping, Active transportation, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2011

Victoria’s Cecelia Ravine Park Management Plan

Location: Victoria, British Columbia
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Community gardens, Food retail, Bicycling infrastructure, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Trail, Active transportation, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2011

Hamilton Bylaw No. 10-164 – To Adopt Official Plan Amendment No. 224 to the former City of Hamilton Official Plan and Official Plan Amendment No. 159 to the former City of Stoney Creek Official Plan, Respecting Trinity West Secondary Plan

Location: Hamilton, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Community gardens, Food retail, Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Rural context, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Active transportation, Nutrition, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2010

Hamilton Community Garden Policy

Location: Hamilton, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Community gardens, Zoning, Food retail, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2010

Whitehorse Official Community Plan 2010

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention: Community gardens, Zoning, Food retail, Nutrition
Year last amended: 2013
Year of adoption: 2010

Calgary Municipal Development Plan

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Community gardens, Farmers' markets, Local food, Food prices, Food provision, Food retail, Food security, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Active transportation, Nutrition, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2009

Ottawa Bylaw 2008-250 – Zoning Bylaw

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Outlet density, Community gardens, Farmers' markets, Zoning, Food retail, Public transit, Active transportation, Nutrition, Alcohol
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2008

Yellowknife Bylaw 4404 – Zoning Bylaw

Location: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Community gardens, Farmers' markets, Zoning, Food retail, Bicycling infrastructure, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Active transportation, Nutrition
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2008

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

Calgary – Imagine Calgary Plan for Long Range Urban Sustainability

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Community gardens, Drinking water, Farmers' markets, Local food, Food provision, Food retail, Food security, Availability, Tobacco sales, Bicycling infrastructure, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Rural context, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation, Tobacco, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2007

Brampton (Peel Region) Official Plan

Location: Regional Municipality of Peel, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Community gardens, Food retail, Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Rural context, Streetscaping, Trail, Active transportation, Nutrition, Ultraviolet Radiation
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

Hay River Bylaw 1811 – General Plan

Location: Hay River, Northwest Territories
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Community gardens, Local food, Food provision, Bicycling infrastructure, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Active transportation, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2004

Edmonton Bylaw 12800 – Zoning Bylaw

Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Infectious agents, Nutrition
Policy intervention: Outlet density, Community gardens, Zoning, Food retail, Nutrition, Alcohol
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2001

Stoney Creek (Hamilton) Bylaw No. 3692-92 – Zoning Bylaw

Location: Hamilton, Ontario
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Outlet density, Community gardens, Food retail, Parking management, Active transportation, Nutrition, Alcohol
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1994

This bylaw restricts the areas in which hazardous waste management facilities are permitted. Hazardous waste is defined in the Ontario Regulation 347.