Prevention Policies Directory

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

We've listed 24 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.

Rouge National Urban Park Act, SC 2015, c 10

Location: Canada-wide
Risk factor: Built environment, General, Nutrition
Policy intervention: Local food, Food provision, 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: Community gardens, Local food, Food provision, Food retail, Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation, Nutrition
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: 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

Charlottetown – Victoria Park Comprehensive Master Plan

Location: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Community gardens, Local food, Food provision, Food retail, Bicycling infrastructure, Parking management, Road safety, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation, Nutrition
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: Toronto, Ontario
Risk factor: Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention: Local food, Procurement, Food provision, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013

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

Capital City Downtown Plan

Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Community gardens, Local food, Food provision, Food retail, Traffic calming, 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

Local Food Act, 2013, SO 2013, c 7

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

Vancouver – Transportation 2040

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Local food, Food provision, Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Bike share, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Active transportation, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2012

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

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

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

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

Hay River Bylaw 1811 – General Plan

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