Prevention Policies Directory

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

We've listed 45 policies under your selection of "Policy intervention". The most recently adopted policies are first.

Hamilton Transportation Master Plan

Location: Hamilton, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Rural context, Traffic calming, Active transportation
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: 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.

Fredericton – Active Transportation Connection Plan

Location: Fredericton, New Brunswick
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycling infrastructure, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Road safety, Rural context, Trail, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2017

Community Planning Act, SNB 2017, c 19

Location: New Brunswick
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Rural context, Active transportation
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2017

Halifax – Integrated Mobility Plan

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Rural context, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation
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: 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.

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

Halifax Regional Municipal Planning Strategy

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Food prices, Food security, Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Rural context, Streetscaping, Active transportation, Nutrition
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2014

Brandon Bylaw 7080 – Southwest Brandon Secondary Plan

Location: Brandon, Manitoba
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Rural context, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

Whitehorse Transportation Demand Management Plan

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Bike share, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Parking management, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Rural context, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

This plan supports active transportation as a means to improve population health through physical activity and improved air quality.

Halifax – Making Connections: 2014-19 Halifax Active Transportation Priorities Plan

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycle helmet, Bicycling infrastructure, Bike share, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Retrofitting, Road safety, Rural context, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

Longueuil – Strategic Vision Statement Longueuil 2035 – For a Sustainable Agglomeration

Location: Longueuil, Québec
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Rural context, Traffic calming, Active transportation, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013

Ottawa Cycling Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycle helmet, Bicycling infrastructure, Bike share, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Rural context, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013

This plan supports active transportation as a means to improve population health through physical activity and improved air quality.

Brandon & Area Planning District Development Plan (BAPD)

Location: Brandon, Manitoba
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Rural context, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013

Ottawa – Ottawa Pedestrian Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Accessibility, Complete streets, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Rural context, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013

Ottawa Transportation Master Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Rural context, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013

London 2030 Transportation Master Plan: SmartMoves

Location: London, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Rural context, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013

Ottawa Cycling Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycling infrastructure, Bike share, Complete streets, Public transit, Road safety, Rural context, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation
Year last amended:
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.

Rural Hamilton Official Plan

Location: Hamilton, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycling infrastructure, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Rural context, Traffic calming, Active transportation
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2012

Region of Peel’s Active Transportation Study: Active Transportation Plan

Location: Regional Municipality of Peel, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycle helmet, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Rural context, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2011

Hamilton Bylaw No. 10-164 – To Adopt Official Plan Amendment No. 224 to the former City of Hamilton Official Plan and Official Plan Amendment No. 159 to the former City of Stoney Creek Official Plan, Respecting Trinity West Secondary Plan

Location: Hamilton, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Community gardens, Food retail, Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Rural context, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Active transportation, Nutrition, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2010

Saskatoon Bylaw 8769 – Official Community Plan

Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Rural context, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Active transportation
Year last amended: 2019
Year of adoption: 2009

Ottawa – North Gower Secondary Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Farmers' markets, Food retail, Bicycling infrastructure, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Road safety, Rural context, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation, Nutrition, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2007

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

Ottawa – Barrhaven South Community Design Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Bicycling infrastructure, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Rural context, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2006

This plan supports the development of sports and recreation projects that provide the public with access to physical activity.

The Planning Act, CCSM c P80

Location: Manitoba
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Rural context, Active transportation
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2006

Brampton (Peel Region) 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, Community gardens, Food retail, Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Rural context, Streetscaping, Trail, Active transportation, Nutrition, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 2006

City of Charlottetown Official Plan

Location: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Rural context, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Trail, Active transportation
Year last amended: 2019
Year of adoption: 2005

The Niagara Escarpment Plan

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Outlet density, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Rural context, Streetscaping, Trail, Active transportation, Alcohol
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2005

Ottawa – North Gower Community Design Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycling infrastructure, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Road safety, Rural context, Traffic calming, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2005

Ontario Provincial Policy Statement, 2005 under Section 3 of the Planning Act

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Rural context, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2005

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

Ottawa – Carp Road Corridor Community Design Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food provision, Public transit, Road safety, Rural context, Active transportation, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2004

This plan focuses on the priority aspects of solid waste landfills, groundwater protection and the quality of drinking water.

St. John’s Municipal Plan

Location: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycling infrastructure, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Rural context, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Trail, Active transportation
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2003

Saskatoon Comprehensive Bicycle Plan

Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycling infrastructure, Road safety, Rural context, Trail, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2002

Calgary – Open Space Plan

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Rural context, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Trail, Active transportation, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2003
Year of adoption: 2002

REPEALED Rural Municipality Act, 1989, SS 1989-90, c R-26.1

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Built environment, General, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Smoke-free place, Transit, Tobacco smoke, Bicycle helmet, Bicycling infrastructure, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Rural context, Snow clearing, Traffic calming, Active transportation, Tobacco
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1989

REPEALED Northern Municipalities Act, SS 1983, c N-5.1

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Multi-unit dwelling, Patio, Smoke-free place, Transit, Tobacco smoke, Bicycle helmet, Bicycling infrastructure, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Rural context, Snow clearing, Traffic calming, Active transportation, Tobacco
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1983

Caledon (Peel Region) Official Plan

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

REPEALED Community Planning Act, RSNB 1973, c C-12

Location: New Brunswick
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Rural context, Trail, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1973