Prevention Policies Directory

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We've listed 63 policies under your selection of "Policy intervention". The most recently adopted policies are first.

Child Care Regulations, NLR 39/17

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Nutrition, Tobacco use, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food provision, Nutrition, Nutritional standards, Protective clothing, Shade, Smoke-free place, Solar UVR, Sunscreen, Tobacco, Tobacco smoke, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2017

The Child Care Act, SS 2014, c C-7.31

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Food provision, Nutrition, Nutritional standards
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2015

The Child Care Regulations, 2015, RRS c C-7.31 Reg 1

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Nutrition, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Food provision, Nutrition, Nutritional standards, Shade, Solar UVR, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2015

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

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

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

Early Childhood Services Act, SNB 2010, c E-0.5

Location: New Brunswick
Risk factor: Infectious agents, Nutrition, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food composition, Food literacy education, Food provision, Nutrition, Nutritional standards, Protective clothing, Shade, Sodium, Solar UVR, Sugar, Sunscreen, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2010

Ontario School Food and Beverage Policy

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food composition, Food provision, Nutrition, Nutritional standards, Sodium, Sugar, Trans-fat, 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

Residential Care Regulation, BC Reg 96/2009

Location: British Columbia
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Food provision, Nutrition, Nutritional standards, Smoke-free place, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2009

Child Care Licensing Regulation, Alta Reg 143/2008

Location: Alberta
Risk factor: Nutrition, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Food provision, Nutrition, Nutritional standards, Smoke-free place, Tobacco, Tobacco smoke
Year last amended: 2019
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

Hamilton Bylaw 07-170 – A Bylaw to License and Regulate Various Businesses

Location: Hamilton, Ontario
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Advertising, Alcohol, Food provision, Nutrition, Nutritional standards, Smoke-free place, Sponsorship, Taxi, Tobacco, Tobacco smoke
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2007

Child Care Licensing Regulation, BC Reg 332/2007

Location: British Columbia
Risk factor: Nutrition, Tobacco use, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Drinking water, E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Food promotion, Food provision, Healthy food marketing, Nutrition, Nutritional standards, Shade, Smoke-free place, Solar UVR, Tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Traditional foods, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2007

Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007, SO 2007, c 8

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Food provision, Nutrition, Nutritional standards
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2007

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

Child Care Act, RSY 2002, c 30

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Food provision, Nutrition, Nutritional standards
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2002

REPEALED Child Care Regulation, Alta Reg 180/2000

Location: Alberta
Risk factor: Nutrition, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Food provision, Nutrition, Nutritional standards, Smoke-free place, Tobacco, Tobacco smoke
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2000

REPEALED Child Care Services Regulations, NLR 37/99

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Food provision, Nutrition, Nutritional standards
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1999

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

Education Act, RSO 1990, c E.2

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Food composition, Food provision, Nutrition, Nutritional standards, Trans-fat, Vending machines
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1990

Child Day Care Standards Regulations, RRNWT 1990, c C-3

Location: Northwest Territories
Risk factor: Nutrition, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food provision, Nutrition, Nutritional standards, Protective clothing, Shade, Smoke-free place, Solar UVR, Sunscreen, Tobacco, Tobacco smoke, Traditional foods, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1990

Child Day Care Standards Regulations, RRNWT (Nu) 1990 c C-3

Location: Nunavut
Risk factor: Nutrition, Physical activity, Tobacco use, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food provision, Nutrition, Nutritional standards, Protective clothing, Shade, Smoke-free place, Solar UVR, Sunscreen, Tobacco, Tobacco smoke, Traditional foods, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2006
Year of adoption: 1990

REPEALED The Child Care Regulations, RRS c C-7.3 Reg 1

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Nutrition, Physical activity, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Food provision, Nutrition, Nutritional standards, Shade, Smoke-free place, Solar UVR, Tobacco, Tobacco smoke, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1990

Nursing Home Regulations, PEI Reg EC10/88

Location: Prince Edward Island
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Food provision, Nutrition, Nutritional standards
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1988

REPEALED General Regulations, PEI Reg EC475/87

Location: Prince Edward Island
Risk factor: Nutrition, Physical activity, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Food provision, Nutrition, Nutritional standards, Smoke-free place, Tobacco, Tobacco smoke
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1987

The Public Schools Act, CCSM c P250

Location: Manitoba
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Food provision, Nutrition, Nutritional standards, Smoke-free place, Tobacco, Tobacco smoke, Transit
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1987

Child Care Regulation, Man Reg 62/86

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

Day Care Regulation, NB Reg 83-85

Location: New Brunswick
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Food provision, Nutrition, Nutritional standards
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1983