Prevention Policies Directory

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

We've listed 18 policies under your selection of "Policy intervention". The most recently adopted policies are first.

Manitoba School Nutrition Policy

Location: Manitoba
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food literacy education, Nutritional standards, Procurement, Sales of unhealthy foods, Sodium, Sugar, Trans-fat, Vending machines, Food composition, Food provision, Food retail, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

Guidelines for Food and Beverage Sales in BC Schools

Location: British Columbia
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food literacy education, Nutritional standards, Procurement, Sales of unhealthy foods, Sodium, Sugar, Trans-fat, Vending machines, Food composition, Food provision, Food retail, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013

Prince Edward Island School Nutrition Policy – Eastern School District (ELSB)

Location: Prince Edward Island
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food literacy education, Healthy food marketing, Local food, Marketing to children, Nutritional standards, Pricing, Procurement, Sales of unhealthy foods, Sodium, Sugar, Trans-fat, Vending machines, Food composition, Food prices, Food promotion, Food provision, Food retail, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2011

Hamilton Healthy Food and Beverage Policy

Location: Hamilton, Ontario
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Procurement, Sodium, Sugar, Trans-fat, Food composition, Food provision, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2011

Ontario School Food and Beverage Policy

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Nutritional standards, Sodium, Sugar, Trans-fat, Vending machines, Food composition, Food provision, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2010

Saskatchewan School Food and Nutrition Policy

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food literacy education, Nutritional standards, Sales of unhealthy foods, Sodium, Sugar, Traditional foods, Trans-fat, Vending machines, Food composition, Food provision, Food retail, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2009

Newfoundland and Labrador School Food Guidelines

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food literacy education, Nutritional standards, Procurement, Sales of unhealthy foods, Sodium, Sugar, Trans-fat, Vending machines, Food composition, Food provision, Food retail, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2009

Trans Fat Standards, O Reg 200/08

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Trans-fat, Food composition, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2008

Nova Scotia School Food and Nutrition Policy

Location: Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Food literacy education, Nutritional standards, Procurement, Sales of unhealthy foods, Sodium, Sugar, Trans-fat, Vending machines, Food composition, Food provision, Food retail, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2006

Education Act, RSO 1990, c E.2

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Nutritional standards, Trans-fat, Vending machines, Food composition, Food provision, Nutrition
Year last amended: 2019
Year of adoption: 1990

Child Care Regulation, Man Reg 62/86

Location: Manitoba
Risk factor: Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, 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

Food and Drug Regulations, CRC, c 870

Location: Canada-wide
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Nutrition
Policy intervention: Nutrition labelling, Sodium, Sugar, Trans-fat, Food composition, Food labelling, Nutrition
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1985