Prevention Policies Directory

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We've listed 129 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.

Edmonton – Decoteau North Neighbourhood Structure Plan

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

Longueuil – Roland-Therrien Pole Special Planning Program

Location: Longueuil, Québec
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Community gardens, Food retail, Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Streetscaping, Active transportation, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2017

Surrey City Centre Plan

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

Centennial Park Masterplan

Location: Victoria, British Columbia
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycling infrastructure, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Road safety, Streetscaping, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2016

Ottawa – Kanata North Community Design Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Pedestrian infrastructure, Streetscaping, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2016

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

Ottawa – Riverside South Community Design Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Streetscaping, Active transportation
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

Montréal Bylaw RCA09-PIIA01-003 – Amending the Bylaw on Site Planning and Architectural Integration Plans for Rivière-des-Prairies-Pointe-aux-Trembles Borough (RCA09-PIIA01, as amended)

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Pedestrian infrastructure, Road safety, Streetscaping, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2016

This bylaw amends the bylaw concerning site planning and architectural integration programs for the borough of Rivière-des-Prairies-Pointe-aux-Trembles. Among other things, it is planned to allow recreational activities. In addition, the regulation prohibits nuisances near the railway.

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

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

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

Ottawa – Community Design Plan for Former CFB Rockcliffe

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Road safety, Streetscaping, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2015

Ottawa – Stittsville Main Street Community Design Plan

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Streetscaping, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2015

Ottawa – Bank Street Community Design Plan, South Keys to Blossom Park

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Streetscaping, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2015

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

Winnipeg Corydon-Osborne Area Plan

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Road safety, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

Calgary TP021 Complete Streets Policy

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Retrofitting, Road safety, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

Caledon East (Peel Region) Community Improvement Plan

Location: Regional Municipality of Peel, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Pedestrian infrastructure, Road safety, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

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

Saint John Bylaw CP 111 – Zoning Bylaw

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

Whitehorse Range Road North Neighbourhood Plan

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycling infrastructure, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

Ottawa – Transit-Oriented Development Plans (TODC)

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Intermodal transportation, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Streetscaping, 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

Brandon Bylaw 7079 – North Gateway Secondary Plan

Location: Brandon, Manitoba
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Road safety, Streetscaping, Trail, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

Charlottetown – Victoria Park Comprehensive Master Plan

Location: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Community gardens, Local food, Food provision, Food retail, Bicycling infrastructure, Parking management, Road safety, Streetscaping, Traffic calming, Trail, Active transportation, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013

This Master Plan supports physical activity by providing access to sports facilities.

Ottawa – Concept Plan, Village of Cardinal Creek

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Accessibility, Bicycling infrastructure, Complete streets, Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Public transit, Streetscaping, Active transportation
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 securit