Prevention Policies Directory

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We've listed 104 policies under your selection of "Policy intervention". The most recently adopted policies are first.

Victoria Bylaw 18-072 – Zoning Bylaw 2018

Location: British Columbia, Victoria
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Alcohol, Bicycling infrastructure, Outlet density, Parking management
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2018

Victoria – Liquor Licencing Policy

Location: British Columbia, Victoria
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption
Policy intervention: Alcohol, Hours of sale, Outlet density
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2017

London Bylaw CPOL.-11-106 – 2017 Special Events Policies and Procedures Manual

Location: London, Ontario
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Physical activity, Tobacco use, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Alcohol, Bicycling infrastructure, Hours of sale, Outlet density, Parking management, Patio, Shade, Smoke-free place, Solar UVR, Tobacco, Tobacco smoke, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2017

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

Sale of Liquor in Government Stores, O Reg 232/16

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption
Policy intervention: Advertising, Alcohol, Hours of sale, Outlet density, Pricing, Privatization
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2016

Toronto – Municipal Alcohol Policy

Location: Ontario, Toronto
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption
Policy intervention: Advertising, Alcohol, Outlet density
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

Saint John Bylaw CP 111 – Zoning Bylaw

Location: New Brunswick, Saint John
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Alcohol, Bicycling infrastructure, Outlet density, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Streetscaping, Trail
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2014

Liquor Agency Regulations, PEI Reg EC343/12

Location: Prince Edward Island
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption
Policy intervention: Alcohol, Outlet density, Privatization
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2012

Borough of Pierrefonds-Roxboro (Montréal) Bylaw CA29 0040 – Zoning Bylaw

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Physical activity, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Alcohol, Availability, Bicycling infrastructure, Outlet density, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Tobacco, Tobacco sales
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2010

Halifax Land Use Bylaw – Downtown Halifax

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Alcohol, Bicycling infrastructure, Outlet density, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Streetscaping, Trail
Year last amended: 2015
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

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

Liquor Regulations, NWT Reg 069-2008

Location: Northwest Territories
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption
Policy intervention: Advertising, Alcohol, Hours of sale, Outlet density, Pricing, Privatization, Sponsorship
Year last amended: 2017
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

Liquor Licensing Regulations, NS Reg 365/2007

Location: Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption
Policy intervention: Advertising, Alcohol, Hours of sale, Outlet density, Pricing
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2007

Liquor Act, SNWT 2007, c 15

Location: Northwest Territories
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption
Policy intervention: Advertising, Alcohol, Hours of sale, Outlet density
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2007

Licensing Powers, O Reg 590/06

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption
Policy intervention: Alcohol, Outlet density
Year last amended: 2013
Year of adoption: 2006

The Niagara Escarpment Plan

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Alcohol, Outlet density, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Rural context, Streetscaping, Trail
Year last amended: 2017
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

Vancouver Liquor Store Guidelines

Location: British Columbia, Vancouver
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption
Policy intervention: Alcohol, Outlet density
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2004

Liquor Act, RSY 2002, c 140

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption
Policy intervention: Advertising, Alcohol, Hours of sale, Outlet density, Privatization
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2002

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

Halifax Land Use Bylaw – Beaver Bank, Hammonds Plains and Upper Sackville

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Alcohol, Bicycling infrastructure, Outlet density, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Streetscaping, Trail
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2000

Halifax Land Use Bylaw – Downtown Dartmouth

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Alcohol, Bicycling infrastructure, Outlet density, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Streetscaping, Trail
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2000

Surrey Bylaw 13680 – Business License Bylaw, 1999

Location: British Columbia, Surrey
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Alcohol, Licensing, Outlet density, Tobacco, Tobacco sales, Youth access
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1999

Liquor Regulations, RRNWT (Nu) 1990 c L-34

Location: Nunavut
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption
Policy intervention: Advertising, Alcohol, Hours of sale, Outlet density, Privatization
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1999

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

Halifax Land Use Bylaw – Musquodoboit Valley & Dutch Settlement

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Alcohol, Outlet density, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Streetscaping, Trail
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1996

Liquor Licensing Regulations, CNLR 1162/96

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption
Policy intervention: Alcohol, Hours of sale, Outlet density, Pricing, Privatization
Year last amended: 2013
Year of adoption: 1996

Halifax Bylaw – Land Use Bylaw for Eastern Shore (East)

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Alcohol, Outlet density, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Trail
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1996

Halifax Land Use Bylaw – Eastern Shore (West)

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Alcohol, Outlet density, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Trail
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1996

Halifax Land Use Bylaw – Planning District 5 (Chebucto Peninsula)

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Alcohol, Bicycling infrastructure, Outlet density, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Streetscaping, Trail
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1995

Halifax Land Use Bylaw – Planning District 4 (Prospect)

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Alcohol, Outlet density, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Streetscaping, Trail
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1995

Halifax Land Use Bylaw – Planning Districts 1 and 3 (St. Margarets Bay)

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Alcohol, Bicycling infrastructure, Outlet density, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Trail
Year last amended: 2017
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 Bylaw – Sackville Land Use Bylaw

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Alcohol, Bicycling infrastructure, Outlet density, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Trail
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1994

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

Halifax Land Use Bylaw – Timberlea/ Lakeside/ Beechville

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Alcohol, Bicycling infrastructure, Outlet density, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Streetscaping, Trail
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1992

Halifax Land Use Bylaw – Eastern Passage/ Cow Bay

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Alcohol, Bicycling infrastructure, Outlet density, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Streetscaping
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1992

Licences to Sell Liquor, RRO 1990, Reg 719

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption
Policy intervention: Advertising, Alcohol, Hours of sale, Outlet density, Pricing, Sponsorship
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1990

Liquor Licence Act, RSO 1990, c L.19

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption
Policy intervention: Advertising, Alcohol, Outlet density, Pricing, Privatization
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 1990

Liquor Control Act, RSNL 1990, c L-18

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption
Policy intervention: Advertising, Alcohol, Outlet density, Privatization, Taxation
Year last amended: 2012
Year of adoption: 1990

Halifax Land Use Bylaw – Lawrencetown

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Alcohol, Outlet density, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Trail
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1990

REPEALED Liquor Regulations, RRNWT 1990, c L-34

Location: Northwest Territories
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption
Policy intervention: Advertising, Alcohol, Hours of sale, Outlet density, Pricing, Privatization
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1990

Yellowknife Bylaw 3451 – Business License Bylaw

Location: Northwest Territories, Yellowknife
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Alcohol, Licensing, Outlet density, Tobacco, Tobacco sales
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 1990

Liquor Control Act, RSNS 1989, c 260

Location: Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption
Policy intervention: Advertising, Alcohol, Outlet density, Privatization
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 1989

Halifax Land Use Bylaw – Planning Districts 14/17 (Shubenacadie Lakes)

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Alcohol, Outlet density, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Streetscaping, Trail
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1989

REPEALED Liquor Control Act, CCSM c L160

Location: Manitoba
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption
Policy intervention: Advertising, Alcohol, Hours of sale, Outlet density, Privatization
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1988

Liquor Control Act, RSPEI 1988, c L-14

Location: Prince Edward Island
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption
Policy intervention: Advertising, Alcohol, Outlet density, Privatization
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 1988

Liquor Act, RSNWT (Nu) 1988, c L-9

Location: Nunavut
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption
Policy intervention: Alcohol, Hours of sale, Outlet density, Privatization
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1988

An Act respecting Liquor permits, RSQ, c P-9.1

Location: Québec
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption
Policy intervention: Advertising, Alcohol, Hours of sale, Outlet density, Privatization
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1979

Caledon (Peel Region) Official Plan

Location: Ontario, Regional Municipality of Peel
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Alcohol, Bicycling infrastructure, Outlet density, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Rural context, Traffic calming, Trail
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1979

Halifax Mainland Bylaw – Land Use Bylaw

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Alcohol, Bicycling infrastructure, Outlet density, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail
Year last amended: 2019
Year of adoption: 1978

Halifax Land Use Bylaw – Dartmouth

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Alcohol, Bicycling infrastructure, Outlet density, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Streetscaping, Trail
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 1978

Liquor Regulations, YCO 1977/37

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption
Policy intervention: Alcohol, Hours of sale, Outlet density, Pricing
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1977

This regulation concerns the sale and consumption of alcohol.

Surrey Bylaw 4747 – Business License Bylaw, 1976

Location: British Columbia, Surrey
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Alcohol, Licensing, Outlet density, Tobacco, Tobacco sales, Youth access
Year last amended: 1999
Year of adoption: 1976

Liquor Control Act, RSNB 1973, c L-10

Location: New Brunswick
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption
Policy intervention: Advertising, Alcohol, Hours of sale, Outlet density, Privatization, Taxation
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 1973

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: