Prevention Policies Directory

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We've listed 67 policies under your selection of "Policy intervention". The most recently adopted policies are first.

Edmonton – Decoteau North Neighbourhood Structure Plan

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Community gardens, Complete streets, Food retail, Intermodal transportation, Nutrition, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2018

Surrey City Centre Plan

Location: British Columbia, Surrey
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Bike share, Intermodal transportation, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2017

Halifax – Integrated Mobility Plan

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Rural context, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2017

Whitehorse Bylaw 2011-03 – Maintenance Bylaw

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Snow clearing
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2017

Longueuil – Development and Development Plan Planning

Location: Longueuil, Québec
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Farmers' markets, Food provision, Food retail, Intermodal transportation, Local food, Nutrition, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Snow clearing
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2016

This development plan specifies certain elements that affect healthy lifestyles and certain aspects of the agri-food industry. In addition, it specifies the actions to be taken for contaminated land and the storage of hazardous materials.

Fredericton – Garrison District Master Plan

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

Edmonton – 104 Avenue Corridor Area Development Plan (adopted by Bylaw 17251)

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2015

Whitehorse Snow and Ice Control Policy

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Snow clearing
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2015
This policy describes the manner in which snow and ice control will be carried out, including the removal of snow and ice from pedestrian sidewalks and trails to provide adequate mobility.

Conception Bay South Traffic Regulations

Location: Conception Bay South, Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Parking management, Road safety, Snow clearing
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2015

Edmonton Snow and Ice Control Policy C409H

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Snow clearing
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

Whitehorse Transportation Demand Management Plan

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

Ottawa – Ottawa Pedestrian Plan

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

Ottawa Transportation Master Plan

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

Ottawa Cycling Plan

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

Step Forward: Hamilton Pedestrian Mobility Plan

Location: Hamilton, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bike share, Complete streets, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Traffic calming
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2012

Surrey Cycling Plan

Location: British Columbia, Surrey
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Snow clearing, Trail
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2012

Surrey Walking Plan

Location: British Columbia, Surrey
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Complete streets, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Snow clearing, Streetscaping
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2011

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

Location: Ontario, Regional Municipality of Peel
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, 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
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2011

Winnipeg Transportation Master Plan

Location: Manitoba, Winnipeg
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Bike share, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Snow clearing, Traffic calming, Trail
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2011

Whitehorse – Council Policy: Transportation Maintenance

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Road safety, Snow clearing
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2011

The Northern Municipalities Act, 2010, SS 2010, c N-5.2

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Built environment, General, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Parking management, Public transit, Road safety, Snow clearing
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2010

Edmonton Bylaw 15100 – Municipal Development Plan: The Way We Grow

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Snow clearing, Streetscaping
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2010

Saskatoon Bylaw 8769 – Official Community Plan

Location: Saskatchewan, Saskatoon
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Rural context, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Traffic calming
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2009

Edmonton Bicycle Transportation Plan

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Bicycle helmet, Bicycling infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Snow clearing, Trail
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2009

Calgary TP004 – Snow and Ice Control Policy

Location: Alberta, Calgary
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Snow clearing
Year last amended: 2011
Year of adoption: 2009

Edmonton Transportation Master Plan: The Way We Move

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Snow clearing, Streetscaping
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2009

Calgary Transportation Plan

Location: Alberta, Calgary
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Intermodal transportation, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Snow clearing, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2009

Montréal 2008 Transportation Plan

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Retrofitting, Snow clearing, Traffic calming
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2008

Montréal – Transportation Plan

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Snow clearing
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2008

Fredericton Trails/Bikeways Master Plan

Location: Fredericton, New Brunswick
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycle helmet, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Shade, Snow clearing, Solar UVR, Streetscaping, Trail, Ultraviolet Radiation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2007

The Municipalities Act, SS 2005, c M-36.1

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

London Site Plan Control Bylaw

Location: London, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Park, Public transit, Road safety, Snow clearing
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2006

Edmonton Urban Parks Management Plan

Location: Alberta, Edmonton
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Snow clearing, Trail
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2006

Fredericton Bylaw No T-1 – To Regulate Traffic

Location: Fredericton, New Brunswick
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Parking management, Snow clearing, Traffic calming
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2005

City of Charlottetown Official Plan

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

Municipal Powers Act, RSQ, c C-47.1

Location: Québec
Risk factor: Built environment, General, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Snow clearing
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2005

Municipalities Act, SS 2005, c M-36.1

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Built environment, General, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Snow clearing
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2005

Charter Communities Act, SNWT 2003, c 22, Sch A

Location: Northwest Territories
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Snow clearing
Year last amended: 2013
Year of adoption: 2003

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

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

Cities Act, SS 2002, c C-11.1

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Built environment, General, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Public transit, Road safety, Snow clearing
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2003

St. John’s Municipal Plan

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

The City of Winnipeg Charter, SM 2002, c 39

Location: Manitoba
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Snow clearing
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2002

Calgary – Open Space Plan

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

Brampton (Peel Region) Pathways Master Plan

Location: Ontario, Regional Municipality of Peel
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Snow clearing, Trail
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2002

Municipal Act, 2001, SO 2001, c 25

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, General, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Snow clearing
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2001

Municipal Government Act, RSA 2000, c M-26

Location: Alberta
Risk factor: Built environment, General, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Snow clearing
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2000

Municipalities Act, 1999, SNL 1999, c M-24

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Built environment, General, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Bicycle helmet, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Snow clearing
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1999

Yellowknife Bylaw 4063 – Highway Traffic Bylaw

Location: Northwest Territories, Yellowknife
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Bicycle helmet, Road safety, Snow clearing
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1999

Regina Bylaw 9881 – Clean Property Bylaw

Location: Regina, Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Snow clearing
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1997

Brampton (Peel Region) Bylaw 93-93 – Traffic and Parking Bylaw

Location: Ontario, Regional Municipality of Peel
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Parking management, Public transit, Snow clearing, Traffic calming
Year last amended: 2010
Year of adoption: 1993

Highway Traffic Act, RSNL 1990, c H-3

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Bicycle helmet, Parking management, Snow clearing
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1990

Planning Act, RSO 1990, c P.13

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Active transportation, Bicycling infrastructure, Pedestrian infrastructure, Snow clearing
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1990

City of St. John’s Act, RSNL 1990, c C-17

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Snow clearing
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 1990

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: Active transportation, Bicycle helmet, Bicycling infrastructure, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Rural context, Smoke-free place, Snow clearing, Tobacco, Tobacco smoke, Traffic calming, Transit
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1989

Charlottetown Bylaw – Snow Removal Bylaw

Location: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Snow clearing
Year last amended: 2003
Year of adoption: 1989

Calgary Bylaw 20M88 – Street Bylaw

Location: Alberta, Calgary
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Pedestrian infrastructure, Road safety, Snow clearing
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1988

REPEALED Municipalities Act, RSPEI 1988, c M-13

Location: Prince Edward Island
Risk factor: Built environment, General, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Snow clearing
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1988

REPEALED Urban Municipality Act, 1984, SS 1983-84, c U-11

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Built environment, General, Physical activity, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Bicycle helmet, Bicycling infrastructure, Multi-unit dwelling, Parking management, Patio, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Smoke-free place, Snow clearing, Tobacco, Tobacco smoke, Traffic calming, Trail, Transit
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1984

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: Active transportation, Bicycle helmet, Bicycling infrastructure, Multi-unit dwelling, Park, Parking management, Patio, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Rural context, Smoke-free place, Snow clearing, Tobacco, Tobacco smoke, Traffic calming, Transit
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1983

Vancouver Bylaw 2849 – Street and Traffic Bylaw

Location: British Columbia, Vancouver
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Active transportation, Pedestrian infrastructure, Road safety, Snow clearing
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1944
This bylaw regulates traffic and the use of streets by motor vehicles, public transportation vehicles, pedestrians, and cyclists. It also governs the removal of snow and ice from sidewalks.