Prevention Policies Directory

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We've listed 54 policies under your selection of "Policy intervention". The most recently adopted policies are first.

Longueuil – Tree Policy

Location: Longueuil, Québec
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Streetscaping, Active transportation, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2018

This policy shows that trees, thanks to the shade they generate, reduce the solar radiation on the ground as well as the heat absorption of the mineralized surfaces. In addition, they reduce heat islands. The evapotranspiration of trees acts as a natural air purifier, improving the quality of life of citizens.

Licensing, NB Reg 2018-11

Location: New Brunswick
Risk factor: Nutrition, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Drinking water, Food provision, Nutrition, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2018

Halifax – Baker Drive Park Master Plan

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Accessibility, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Road safety, Trail, Active transportation, Ultraviolet Radiation
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: Shade, Solar UVR, Hours of sale, Outlet density, Patio, Smoke-free place, Tobacco smoke, Bicycling infrastructure, Parking management, Active transportation, Tobacco, Alcohol, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2017

Child Care Regulations, NLR 39/17

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

Montreal – (Borough of Rivière-des-Prairies-Pointe-Aux-Trembles) Bylaw 16-017 – Respecting the transfer for the purpose of establishing, maintaining and improving parks, playgrounds and preservation of natural areas

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Park, Active transportation, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2016

This bylaw provides for the establishment and maintenance of parks, playgrounds and natural areas in the Rivière-des-Prairies-Pointe-Aux-Trembles borough. 

Surrey Shade Tree Management Plan

Location: Surrey, British Columbia
Risk factor: Built environment, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Pedestrian infrastructure, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Active transportation, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2016

Fredericton Urban Forestry Management Plan

Location: Fredericton, New Brunswick
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Pedestrian infrastructure, Road safety, Streetscaping, Active transportation, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2016

Fredericton – Garrison District Master Plan

Location: Fredericton, New Brunswick
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Active transportation, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2016

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: Shade, Solar UVR, Outlet density, Farmers' markets, Zoning, Food retail, Nutrition, Alcohol, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2016

Fredericton – Main Street Urban Design Plan

Location: Fredericton, New Brunswick
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Road safety, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2016

Fredericton City Centre Plan

Location: Fredericton, New Brunswick
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation, Ultraviolet Radiation
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: Shade, Solar UVR, Nutritional standards, Food provision, Nutrition, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2015

St. John’s Parks & Open Space Master Plan

Location: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Trail, Active transportation, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

Victoria Urban Forest Master Plan

Location: Victoria, British Columbia
Risk factor: Built environment, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013

Grandview-Woodland (Vancouver) Community Plan

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, 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

Halifax Urban Forestry Master Plan

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Road safety, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation, 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

Toronto Bylaw 569-2013 – Zoning Bylaw

Location: Toronto, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Zoning, Food retail, Bicycling infrastructure, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Active transportation, Nutrition, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2018
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: 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

Ottawa – Ottawa Pedestrian Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, 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

Toronto’s Strategic Forest Management Plan

Location: Toronto, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Streetscaping, Active transportation, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2012

This policy supports the maintenance and expansion of Toronto's urban forest, which in turn improves local and regional air quality and encourages physical activity.

Capital Regional District Pedestrian and Cycling Master Plan

Location: Victoria, British Columbia
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Bike share, Complete streets, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation, Ultraviolet Radiation
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: Protective clothing, Shade, Solar UVR, Sunscreen, Drinking water, Food literacy education, Nutritional standards, Sodium, Sugar, Food composition, Food provision, Nutrition, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2010

Day Care Regulations, NS Reg 193/2010

Location: Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Nutrition, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Protective clothing, Shade, Solar UVR, Sunscreen, Breast-feeding, Drinking water, Healthy food marketing, Menu labelling, Food labelling, Food promotion, Food provision, Nutrition, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2010

Calgary Municipal Development Plan

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, 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

Fredericton Trails/Bikeways Master Plan

Location: Fredericton, New Brunswick
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Accessibility, Bicycle helmet, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Trail, Active transportation, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
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: Shade, Solar UVR, Drinking water, Healthy food marketing, Nutritional standards, Traditional foods, Food promotion, Food provision, E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Smoke-free place, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco, Nutrition, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2007

Ottawa – North Gower Secondary Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, 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

St. John’s Urban Forest Management Master Plan

Location: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Built environment, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2006

Brampton (Peel Region) Official Plan

Location: Regional Municipality of Peel, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, 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

Québec – 2006-2012 Action Plan on Climate Change (Gouvernement du Québec) – 2008 Revision

Location: Québec
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, Streetscaping, Active transportation, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2008
Year of adoption: 2006

This 2006-2012 Government of Québec action plan on climate change, revised in 2008, aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and sets targets to be achieved in the Kyoto Protocol. This action plan presents the actions to be undertaken to achieve these objectives.

Ottawa Greenspace Master Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Streetscaping, Trail, Active transportation, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2006

Educational Childcare Act, CQLR c S-4.1.1

Location: Québec
Risk factor: Nutrition, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Sunscreen, Food literacy education, Nutrition, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2005

Montréal Tree Policy

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2005

St. John’s Bowring Park Master Plan

Location: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Trail, Active transportation, Ultraviolet Radiation
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: 2016
Year of adoption: 2005

Brampton (Peel Region) Street Corridor Master Plan and Design Standards

Location: Regional Municipality of Peel, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Active transportation, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2003

Calgary – Open Space Plan

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Built environment, 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

Ottawa – Kanata West Community Design Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Drinking water, Food provision, Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Road safety, Active transportation, Nutrition, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2000

Whitehorse Tree Removal Policy

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Shade, Solar UVR, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1997

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

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

Child Care Regulation, Man Reg 62/86

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