Prevention Policies Directory

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

We've listed 20 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: 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.

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.

Rouge National Urban Park Act, SC 2015, c 10

Location: Canada-wide
Risk factor: Built environment, General, Nutrition
Policy intervention: Food provision, Local food, Nutrition
Year last amended: 2017
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

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.

Toronto Local Food Procurement Policy

Location: Ontario, Toronto
Risk factor: Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention: Food provision, Local food, Nutrition, Procurement
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013

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

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

Local Food Act, 2013, SO 2013, c 7

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Food provision, Local food, Nutrition
Year last amended: 2018
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 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

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

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

Hay River Bylaw 1811 – General Plan

Location: Hay River, Northwest Territories
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Food provision, Local food, Nutrition, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2004