Prevention Policies Directory

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

We've listed 18 policies under your selection of "Policy intervention". The most recently adopted policies are first.

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

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

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

St. John’s Policy 03-07-47 – Nutrition Policy

Location: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Food literacy education, Procurement, Sales of unhealthy foods, Sugar, Vending machines, Food composition, Food provision, Food retail, Nutrition
Year last amended:
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

YK Policy 1025 – School Nutrition Policy

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Food literacy education, Nutritional standards, Sales of unhealthy foods, Traditional foods, Food provision, Food retail, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2008

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

Educational Childcare Act, CQLR c S-4.1.1

Location: Québec
Risk factor: Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Sunscreen, Food literacy education, Nutritional standards, Food provision, Nutrition, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2005

Health Professions Act, RSA 2000, c H-7

Location: Alberta
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Food literacy education, Food prices, Food security, Nutrition
Year last amended: 2019
Year of adoption: 2000

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 School Act, RSPEI 1988, c S-2.1

Location: Prince Edward Island
Risk factor: Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Food literacy education, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1988

Child Care Regulation, Man Reg 62/86

Location: Manitoba
Risk factor: Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Protective clothing, Shade, Solar UVR, Sunscreen, Breast-feeding, Food literacy education, Nutritional standards, Sodium, Sugar, Trans-fat, Food composition, Food provision, Nutrition, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1986