Prevention Policies Directory

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

Licensing, NB Reg 2018-11

Location: New Brunswick
Risk factor: Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Drinking water, Food provision, Nutrition, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2018

Child Care Regulations, NLR 39/17

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Protective clothing, Shade, Solar UVR, Sunscreen, Drinking water, Nutritional standards, Food provision, Smoke-free place, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco, Nutrition, Ultraviolet Radiation
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.

Longueuil Bylaw CO-2014-848 – Ordering work to extend the infrastructures of Armand-Frappier Street to the future boulevard Moise-Vincent and the extension of the street infrastructure leading to the Maricourt snow bank to Kimber Boulevard, and enacting, for that purpose and for the payment of professional fees, a loan

Location: Longueuil, Québec
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food provision, Road safety, Active transportation, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

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

Manitoba School Nutrition Policy

Location: Manitoba
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food literacy education, Nutritional standards, Procurement, Sales of unhealthy foods, Sodium, Sugar, Trans-fat, Vending machines, Food composition, Food provision, Food retail, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

Guidelines for Food and Beverage Sales in BC Schools

Location: British Columbia
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food literacy education, Nutritional standards, Procurement, Sales of unhealthy foods, Sodium, Sugar, Trans-fat, Vending machines, Food composition, Food provision, Food retail, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013

Montréal Bylaw 11-015 – Authorizing a loan of $ 8,300,000 for the construction and upgrading of water, sewer and road networks in the Avenue des Avenues district of Ile Bizard -Ste Genevieve

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food provision, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2011

This bylaw authorizes the construction and upgrading of water, sewer and road networks in the Avenue des Avenues sector of Bizard-Ste-Geneviève Island.

Prince Edward Island School Nutrition Policy – Eastern School District (ELSB)

Location: Prince Edward Island
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food literacy education, Healthy food marketing, Local food, Marketing to children, Nutritional standards, Pricing, Procurement, Sales of unhealthy foods, Sodium, Sugar, Trans-fat, Vending machines, Food composition, Food prices, Food promotion, Food provision, Food retail, Nutrition
Year last amended:
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

Early Childhood Services Act, SNB 2010, c E-0.5

Location: New Brunswick
Risk factor: Infectious agents, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Protective clothing, Shade, Solar UVR, Sunscreen, Drinking water, Food literacy education, Nutritional standards, Sodium, Sugar, Food composition, Food provision, Nutrition, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2019
Year of adoption: 2010

Ontario School Food and Beverage Policy

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Nutritional standards, Sodium, Sugar, Trans-fat, Vending machines, Food composition, Food provision, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2010

Day Care Regulations, NS Reg 193/2010

Location: Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Protective clothing, Shade, Solar UVR, Sunscreen, Breast-feeding, Drinking water, Healthy food marketing, Menu labelling, Food labelling, Food promotion, Food provision, Nutrition, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2010

Saskatchewan School Food and Nutrition Policy

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food literacy education, Nutritional standards, Sales of unhealthy foods, Sodium, Sugar, Traditional foods, Trans-fat, Vending machines, Food composition, Food provision, Food retail, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2009

Newfoundland and Labrador School Food Guidelines

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food literacy education, Nutritional standards, Procurement, Sales of unhealthy foods, Sodium, Sugar, Trans-fat, Vending machines, Food composition, Food provision, Food retail, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2009

Child Care Licensing Regulation, BC Reg 332/2007

Location: British Columbia
Risk factor: Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Drinking water, Healthy food marketing, Nutritional standards, Traditional foods, Food promotion, Food provision, E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Smoke-free place, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco, Nutrition, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2007

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

Nova Scotia School Food and Nutrition Policy

Location: Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food literacy education, Nutritional standards, Procurement, Sales of unhealthy foods, Sodium, Sugar, Trans-fat, Vending machines, Food composition, Food provision, Food retail, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2006

Health Protection Act, SNS 2004, c 4

Location: Nova Scotia
Risk factor: General, Infectious agents, Nutrition
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food provision, Nutrition
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 2004

Québec City Bylaw R.V.Q. 416 – Concerning the amount and quality of wastewater

Location: Québec City, Québec
Risk factor: Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food provision, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2004

This bylaw regulates the quantity and quality of waste water discharged into the sewers and City water. It contains a list of forbidden discharges.

Ottawa – Carp Road Corridor Community Design Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food provision, Public transit, Road safety, Rural context, Active transportation, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2004

This plan focuses on the priority aspects of solid waste landfills, groundwater protection and the quality of drinking water.

Ottawa – Kanata West Community Design Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Drinking water, Food provision, Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Road safety, Active transportation, Nutrition, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2000

NB Policy 711A: Healthier Foods and Nutrition in Public Schools

Location: New Brunswick
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Nutritional standards, Procurement, Sales of unhealthy foods, Sodium, Sugar, Traditional foods, Vending machines, Food composition, Food provision, Food retail, Nutrition
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1991

Child Day Care Standards Regulations, RRNWT 1990, c C-3

Location: Northwest Territories
Risk factor: Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Protective clothing, Shade, Solar UVR, Sunscreen, Drinking water, Nutritional standards, Traditional foods, Food provision, Smoke-free place, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco, Nutrition, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1990

Child Day Care Standards Regulations, RRNWT (Nu) 1990 c C-3

Location: Nunavut
Risk factor: Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, Tobacco use, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Protective clothing, Shade, Solar UVR, Sunscreen, Drinking water, Nutritional standards, Traditional foods, Food provision, Smoke-free place, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco, Nutrition, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2006
Year of adoption: 1990

Health Protection and Promotion Act, RSO 1990, c H.7

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: General, Infectious agents, Nutrition, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food literacy education, Food provision, Prevention, Tobacco cessation, Tobacco, Nutrition
Year last amended: 2019
Year of adoption: 1990

REPEALED Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, RRS c O-1 Reg 1

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Artificial UVR, Eye protection, Welding, Drinking water, Food provision, Nutrition, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1984

This regulation requires employers to protect the health and safety of their workers by: (1) warning employers exposed to asbestos of the health risks of asbestos exposure; (2) acquiring permission to manufacture, use, store or distribute substances such as vinyl chloride; (3) ensuring that the stipulated contamination limits for substances such as 4,4-D are met in any area where workers are normally present. 

REPEALED Health Act, RSNB 1973, c H-2

Location: New Brunswick
Risk factor: General, Infectious agents, Nutrition
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food provision, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1973