Prevention Policies Directory

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

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

Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe (2017)

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Farmers' markets, Local food, Food prices, Food provision, Food retail, Food security, Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Rural context, Trail, Active transportation, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2017

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

Longueuil – Development and Development Plan

Location: Longueuil, Québec
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Farmers' markets, Local food, Food provision, Food retail, Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Snow clearing, Active transportation, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2016

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.

Brandon Bylaw 7124 – Zoning Bylaw

Location: Brandon, Manitoba
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Outlet density, Farmers' markets, Zoning, Food retail, Nutrition, Alcohol, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2016

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

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

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

Ottawa – North Gower Secondary Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Farmers' markets, Food retail, Bicycling infrastructure, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Road safety, Rural context, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation, Nutrition, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
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

Food Regulation, Alta Reg 31/2006

Location: Alberta
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition
Policy intervention: Farmers' markets, Food retail, Nutrition
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 2006

Region of Peel 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, Farmers' markets, Local food, Food provision, Food retail, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Rural context, Trail, Active transportation, Nutrition, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2005

Brandon Bylaw 6642 – Zoning Bylaw

Location: Brandon, Manitoba
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Outlet density, Farmers' markets, Food retail, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Active transportation, Nutrition, Alcohol
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2001

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

Vancouver Bylaw 4450 – License Bylaw

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Infectious agents, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, Tobacco use, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Hours of sale, Outlet density, Advertising, Pricing, Farmers' markets, Food retail, E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Tobacco products, Bike share, Active transportation, Tobacco, Nutrition, Alcohol
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption:

Edmonton Bylaw 13138 – Business Licence Bylaw

Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Infectious agents, Nutrition, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Outlet density, Farmers' markets, Food retail, Licensing, Tobacco sales, Tobacco, Nutrition, Alcohol
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: