Prevention Policies Directory

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

We've listed 70 policies under your selection of "Policy intervention". The most recently adopted policies are first.

Edmonton – Decoteau North Neighbourhood Structure Plan

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

Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe (2017)

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Farmers' markets, Food prices, Food provision, Food retail, Food security, Local food, Nutrition, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Rural context, Trail
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 – Roland-Therrien Pole Special Planning Program

Location: Longueuil, Québec
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Community gardens, Food retail, Intermodal transportation, Nutrition, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Streetscaping
Year last amended:
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: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Community gardens, Complete streets, Drinking water, Farmers' markets, Food prices, Food provision, Food retail, Food security, Intermodal transportation, Local food, Nutrition, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Rural context, Shade, Solar UVR, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail, 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 – Development and Development Plan Planning

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

This development plan specifies certain elements that affect healthy lifestyles and certain aspects of the agri-food industry. In addition, it specifies the actions to be taken for contaminated land and the storage of hazardous materials.

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: Alcohol, Farmers' markets, Food retail, Nutrition, Outlet density, Shade, Solar UVR, Ultraviolet Radiation, Zoning
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2016

Victoria Community Garden Policy

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

Vancouver Urban Agriculture Policy

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

Whitehorse Hillcrest Neighbourhood Plan

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

Manitoba School Nutrition Policy

Location: Manitoba
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food composition, Food literacy education, Food provision, Food retail, Nutrition, Nutritional standards, Procurement, Sales of unhealthy foods, Sodium, Sugar, Trans-fat, Vending machines
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: Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Community gardens, Food provision, Food retail, Local food, Nutrition, Parking management, Road safety, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail
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: British Columbia, Vancouver
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Community gardens, Complete streets, Farmers' markets, Food prices, Food provision, Food retail, Food security, Intermodal transportation, Local food, Nutrition, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Retrofitting, Shade, Solar UVR, Streetscaping, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013

Capital City Downtown Plan

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

Toronto Bylaw 569-2013 – Zoning Bylaw

Location: Ontario, Toronto
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Food retail, Nutrition, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Shade, Solar UVR, Ultraviolet Radiation, Zoning
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2013

Design Regina Official Community Plan

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

Guidelines for Food and Beverage Sales in BC Schools

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

Victoria’s Cecelia Ravine Park Management Plan

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

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

Location: Prince Edward Island
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food composition, Food literacy education, Food prices, Food promotion, Food provision, Food retail, Healthy food marketing, Local food, Marketing to children, Nutrition, Nutritional standards, Pricing, Procurement, Sales of unhealthy foods, Sodium, Sugar, Trans-fat, Vending machines
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2011

Hamilton Community Garden Policy

Location: Hamilton, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Community gardens, Food retail, Nutrition, Zoning
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, Food retail, Nutrition, Zoning
Year last amended: 2013
Year of adoption: 2010

Québec City Bylaw R.C.A.2V. Q.4 – On the urban development of the borough les Rivières

Location: Québec, Québec City
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Community gardens, Food retail, Nutrition, Park
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2010

Ce règlement prévoit différentes classes composées de divers groupes de récréation entre autres, la classe Récréation extérieure comprend les usages extérieurs à vocation ludique, de récréation ou de conservation naturelle.
Cette classe comprend les groupes d’usages suivants :
1°R1 parc; jardin communautaire et parc,
2°R2 équipement récréatif extérieur de proximité; terrain de soccer, baseball, patinoire extérieurs ou rampe de planche à roulettes,
3°R3 équipement récréatif extérieur régional; terrain de golf, centre de ski, centre de vélos de montagne, un stade ou base de plein air.

 

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

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Food composition, Food literacy education, Food provision, Food retail, Nutrition, Procurement, Sales of unhealthy foods, Sugar, Vending machines
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2010

Saskatchewan School Food and Nutrition Policy

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

Calgary Municipal Development Plan

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

Ottawa Bylaw 2008-250 – Zoning Bylaw

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

Yellowknife Bylaw 4404 – Zoning Bylaw

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

Winnipeg Bylaw 200/2006 – Zoning Bylaw

Location: Manitoba, Winnipeg
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Alcohol, Bicycling infrastructure, Community gardens, Farmers' markets, Food retail, Nutrition, Outlet density, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Zoning
Year last amended: 2014
Year of adoption: 2008

YK Policy 1025 – School Nutrition Policy

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

Calgary Bylaw 1P2007 – Land Use Bylaw

Location: Alberta, Calgary
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Alcohol, Bicycling infrastructure, Food retail, Intermodal transportation, Nutrition, Outlet density, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Zoning
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2007

Ottawa – North Gower Secondary Plan

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

Brampton (Peel Region) Official Plan

Location: Ontario, Regional Municipality of Peel
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Community gardens, Complete streets, Food retail, Intermodal transportation, Nutrition, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Rural context, Shade, Solar UVR, Streetscaping, Trail, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 2006

Nova Scotia School Food and Nutrition Policy

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

Region of Peel Official Plan

Location: Ontario, Regional Municipality of Peel
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Farmers' markets, Food provision, Food retail, Intermodal transportation, Local food, Nutrition, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Rural context, Shade, Solar UVR, Trail, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2005

Winnipeg Bylaw No. 100/2004 – Downtown Winnipeg Zoning Bylaw

Location: Manitoba, Winnipeg
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Alcohol, Community gardens, Food retail, Nutrition, Outlet density, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Streetscaping, Trail, Zoning
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2004

Halifax Land Use Bylaw – Sackville Drive

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Alcohol, Bicycling infrastructure, Food retail, Nutrition, Outlet density, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Streetscaping, Trail, Zoning
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2002

Edmonton Bylaw 12800 – Zoning Bylaw

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

Brandon Bylaw 6642 – Zoning Bylaw

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

Vancouver Bylaw 3575 – Zoning and Development Bylaw

Location: British Columbia, Vancouver
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Alcohol, Bike share, Food retail, Nutrition, Outlet density, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Zoning
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1997

REPEALED Winnipeg Bylaw 6400/94 – The Winnipeg Zoning Bylaw

Location: Manitoba, Winnipeg
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Farmers' markets, Food retail, Nutrition, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Zoning
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1995

Charlottetown Bylaw – Street Vendors Bylaw

Location: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Nutrition
Policy intervention: Alcohol, Food retail, Mobile vendors, Nutrition, Outlet density, Sales of unhealthy foods, Zoning
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1995

Halifax Land Use Bylaw – Cole Harbour/Westphal

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Alcohol, Bicycling infrastructure, Food retail, Nutrition, Outlet density, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Streetscaping, Trail, Zoning
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1993

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

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

Vancouver Bylaw 4450 – License Bylaw

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

Edmonton Bylaw 13138 – Business Licence Bylaw

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