Prevention Policies Directory

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

We've listed 21 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.

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.

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

Halifax Regional Municipal Planning Strategy

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Food prices, Food security, Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Rural context, Streetscaping, Active transportation, Nutrition
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2014

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

Donation of Food Act, SNu 2013, c 8

Location: Nunavut
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Food prices, Food security, Nutrition
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.

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

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

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

Education Act, 1995, SS 1995, c E-0.2

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Pricing, Food prices, Nutrition
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1995

Revenue Tax Act, RSPEI 1988, c R-14

Location: Prince Edward Island
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Tax, Food prices, Nutrition
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 1988