Prevention Policies Directory

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We've listed 101 policies under your selection of "Setting". The most recently adopted policies are first.

Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017, SO 2017, c 26, Sch 3

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Availability, E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Flavoured tobacco, Menthol, Multi-unit dwelling, Packaging, Smoke-free place, Smokeless tobacco, Taxi, Transit, Vehicle with minors, Youth access, Product display, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2018

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

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.

Region of Peel Bylaw 30-2016 – to regulate waterpipe smoking

Location: Regional Municipality of Peel, Ontario
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Patio, Smoke-free place, Water pipe, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2016

Montréal Bylaw 2015-11 – Amending 4 bylaws of the Plateau-Mont-Royal to ensure alignment with the Montréal Urban Agglomeration Development Plan (RCG 14-029) and other modifications

Location: Montréal, Québec
Risk factor: Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2015

This bylaw amends 4 Plateau-Mont-Royal bylaws to ensure alignment with the Urban Agglomeration Development Plan. It defines the allowed distances between residential families or sensitive uses (CHLSD, CSSS, rehabilitation centers, schools, cultural institutions, etc.) and organic treatment centers, hydro-cable transport facilities, or the main railway line. In addition, this bylaw plans to develop the sectors along the railway by highlighting particular components of the urban landscape, promoting architectural and landscaping innovation, promoting the security of development and constructing and limiting noise and vibrations.

Whitehorse Bylaw 2015-24 – Joint Use Agreement

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2015
The purpose of this Joint Use Agreement is to provide a framework by which school buildings and grounds controlled by the Yukon and selected public facilities controlled by the City can be used by the community for recreation, sport, and other purposes.

REPEALED Electronic Cigarettes Act, 2015, SO 2015, c 7, Sch 3

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Availability, E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Multi-unit dwelling, Patio, Smoke-free place, Vehicle with minors, Youth access, Product display, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2015

Edmonton Policy to Govern the Use of Funds from the Sale of Surplus School Sites

Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

This policy designates that residual funds received from any sale of a surplus school site will be disbursed to: retire outstanding debts; acquire required neighbourhood school land and/or park land including environmentally sensitive natural areas; develop parks to the Parks and Recreation Department minimum level of service; and develop parks to shared level of service, based on assessed program needs.

Conception Bay South Donation and Community Partnership Policy

Location: Conception Bay South, Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2014

The Town of Conception Bay South adopted this policy to set criteria for Council donations for an annual donation program whereby sports/cultural/environmental organizations, groups, clubs or schools can apply to obtain funding.

Capital Regional District Bylaw 3962 – Clean Air Bylaw

Location: Victoria, British Columbia
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Parks and beaches, Smoke-free place, Transit, Vehicle with minors, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2014

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

REPEALED The Home-based Education Program Regulations, 2013, RRS c E-0.2 Reg 22

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2013
Section 6 of this regulation stated that boards of education must develop policies around the services they were prepared to make available to home-school learners, including programs of athletics and amateur sport.

Halifax Urban Forestry Master Plan

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Built environment, Nutrition, Occupational and environmental exposures, 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

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

REPEALED The Home-based Education Program Regulations, 2012, RRS c E-0.2 Reg 21

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2012
Section 6 of this repealed regulation stated that boards of education must develop policies around the services they were prepared to make available to home-school learners, including programs of athletics and amateur sport.

Winnipeg Bylaw 62 – Outdoor Smoking Bylaw

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Parks and beaches, Patio, Smoke-free place, Smokeless tobacco, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2011

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

Smoke-free Places Act, RSNB 2011, c 222

Location: New Brunswick
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Multi-unit dwelling, Parks and beaches, Patio, Smoke-free place, Taxi, Transit, Vehicle with minors, Water pipe, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2019
Year of adoption: 2011

Iqaluit Bylaw 704 – Zoning Bylaw

Location: Iqaluit, Nunavut
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2010

This bylaw defines permitted uses for various zones within the City of Iqaluit including, but not limited to, recreation facilities, drinking establishments, parks and water treatment. 

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

NB Policy 709A: Student Physical Activity Safety Standards

Location: New Brunswick
Risk factor: Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2013
Year of adoption: 2009

This policy provides safety standards for curricular, co-curricular and extra-curricular physical activities. The Department of Education promotes and supports the participation of students in a variety of physical activities and believes that a positive introduction to a diversity of physical activities will increase the likelihood of New Brunswickers adopting active lifestyles in youth and for life.

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

Victoria Bylaw 09-079 – Streets and Traffic Bylaw

Location: Victoria, British Columbia
Risk factor: Built environment, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Bicycle helmet, Pedestrian infrastructure, Active transportation
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2009

The Education Funding Regulations, RRS c E-0.2 Reg 20

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2012
Year of adoption: 2009
This regulation states that for provincial school building grants, there is no down payment minimum (paid by the board of education) for asbestos and radon remediation projects.

Smoke-Free Places Act, SY 2008, c 8

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Multi-unit dwelling, Patio, Smoke-free place, Smokeless tobacco, Taxi, Transit, Vehicle with minors, Youth access, Product display, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2009
Year of adoption: 2008

REPEALED Ministers of State Expected Results for the 2008/2009 Fiscal Year Regulation, BC Reg 37/2008

Location: British Columbia
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, General, Nutrition, Physical activity, Tobacco use
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2008

This regulation states that the expected results that the Minister of Healthy Living and Sport is to achieve for the purposes of section 5 (3) of the Act are as follows: (a) initiate and monitor the implementation of an ActNow BC Action Plan; (b) with input from other ministries, monitor and support the evaluation of ministry-led initiatives aimed at ActNow BC targets; (c) manage a public awareness campaign for ActNow BC and its message of choosing an active and healthy lifestyle; (d) facilitate partnerships with the broader public sector, including schools, health authorities, colleges and universities, and with persons in the private sector in order to achieve ActNow BC goals; (e) report on the results referred to in paragraphs (a) to (d) to the Government Caucus Committee on Social Development.

Yellowknife Bylaw 4404 – Zoning Bylaw

Location: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Built environment, Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Community gardens, Farmers' markets, Zoning, Food retail, Bicycling infrastructure, Park, Parking management, Pedestrian infrastructure, Active transportation, Nutrition
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2008

YK Policy 1025 – School Nutrition Policy

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Food literacy education, Nutritional standards, Sales of unhealthy foods, Traditional foods, Food provision, Food retail, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2008

REPEALED The 2008-2009 School Grant Regulations, RRS c E-0.2 Reg 19

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2008
With respect to provincial school building grants, this regulation states that there is no minimum value for the down payment - paid by the school division - of radon gas and asbestos remediation.

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

REPEALED The 2007-2008 School Grant Regulations, RRS c E-0.2 Reg 18

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2007
With respect to provincial school building grants, this regulation states that there is no minimum value for the down payment - paid by the school division - of radon gas remediation.

Tobacco Control Regulation, BC Reg 232/2007

Location: British Columbia
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Availability, E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Multi-unit dwelling, Packaging, Patio, Smoke-free place, Smokeless tobacco, Transit, Youth access, Product display, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2007

Calgary Bylaw 23M2018 – Smoking and Vaping Bylaw

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Parks and beaches, Patio, Smoke-free place, Taxi, Transit, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 2006

Tobacco Control Act, SNWT 2006, c 9

Location: Northwest Territories
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Availability, Smoke-free place, Smokeless tobacco, Taxi, Transit, Youth access, Product display, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2010
Year of adoption: 2006

An Act Respecting the Ministère de l’Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport, RSQ, c M-15

Location: Québec
Risk factor: Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2014
Year of adoption: 2006

This law states that the Minister shall devise policies relating to the fields within his competence and propose them to the Government, with a view to, in particular, promoting recreation and sports and contributing to raising the level of participation in recreation and sports activities for the population.

Brandon Bylaw 6825 – The Pesticide Management Bylaw

Location: Brandon, Manitoba
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2010
Year of adoption: 2006

This bylaw prohibits the application of pesticides on public properties (e.g. school, licensed day care center, park, playground, licensed senior citizens’ nursing homes, university, college, or hospital).

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

REPEALED General, O Reg 48/06

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Availability, Flavoured tobacco, Menthol, Packaging, Patio, Smoke-free place, Youth access, Product display, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2006

Tobacco and Smoking Reduction Act, SA 2005, c T-3.8

Location: Alberta
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Availability, Flavoured tobacco, Menthol, Multi-unit dwelling, Patio, Smoke-free place, Taxi, Transit, Vehicle with minors, Youth access, Product display, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 2006

Smoke-free Environment Act, 2005, SNL 2005, c S-16.2

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Flavoured tobacco, Menthol, Multi-unit dwelling, Occupational health and safety, Parks and beaches, Patio, Smoke-free place, Taxi, Transit, Vehicle with minors, Water pipe, Youth access, Tobacco products, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2005

Saskatoon Bylaw 8286 – The Smoking Control Bylaw

Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Multi-unit dwelling, Parks and beaches, Patio, Smoke-free place, Smokeless tobacco, Taxi, Transit, Vehicle with minors, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2019
Year of adoption: 2004

REPEALED Smoke-free Places Act, SNB 2004, c S-9.5

Location: New Brunswick
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Multi-unit dwelling, Patio, Smoke-free place, Taxi, Transit, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2004

YK Substance Abuse School Policy

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2004

This policy supports a drug and alcohol-free school environment that provides: the best possible learning environment; efforts to prevent and intervene in substance abuse among students, which includes the development and delivery of educational resources, the promotion of prevention programs and the implementation of school- and community-based efforts aimed at supporting students known to abuse or who have abused alcohol or illegal substances; and the prohibition of the use or possession of alcohol or other illegal substances on school property or during school-authorized trips or activities.

Smoke-free Places Act, SNS 2002, c 12

Location: Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Multi-unit dwelling, Patio, Smoke-free place, Smokeless tobacco, Taxi, Transit, Vehicle with minors, Water pipe, Youth access, Tobacco products, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 2003

Tobacco Control Act, SNu 2003, c 13

Location: Nunavut
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Availability, Multi-unit dwelling, Packaging, Smoke-free place, Smokeless tobacco, Taxi, Transit, Water pipe, Youth access, Product display, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2013
Year of adoption: 2003

Education Act, RSY 2002, c 61

Location: Yukon
Risk factor: Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 2002
The Act enables the Minister to promote the development of students’ basic skills, including, among others, the physical development and personal health and fitness of students.

Tobacco Control Act, SS 2001, c T-14.1

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Availability, Multi-unit dwelling, Smoke-free place, Smokeless tobacco, Taxi, Transit, Vehicle with minors, Youth access, Product display, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 2002

Public Education Flexibility and Choice Act, SBC 2002

Location: British Columbia
Risk factor: Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2004
Year of adoption: 2002
This Act has implications for the initiative Athletic Development through Sport Pathways in Education, since it empowers school boards to make local decisions based on student needs (e.g., create schools), increases parent and community say in school, and enables changes to school calendar (extended day, year round schooling, adjusted timelines).

REPEALED Drinking Water Protection – Smaller Water Works Serving Designated Facilities, O Reg 505/01

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures, UV and ionizing radiation
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 2001

This regulation provided the minimum level of treatment an owner of a water treatment of distribution system could employ. It also outlined the safety precautions and procedures to ensure safe water through weekly flushing of school, day care and preschool water distribution systems, scheduled checks, and laboratory analysis of samples.

School Act, RSA 2000, c S-3

Location: Alberta
Risk factor: Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 2000

This Act permits a school board to enter into an agreement with another board, a non?profit organization or a municipality concerning the promotion and development of recreation and community services.

Basic school regulation for preschool, elementary and secondary education, RRQ, c I-13.3, r 8

Location: Québec
Risk factor: Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 2000

This regulation states that student services for which programs are to be established under the Education Act (R.S.Q., c. I-13.3) should include the promotion and prevention services designed to provide the students with an environment involving healthy habits and skills that are beneficial to their health and well-being. Physical Education is also listed as compulsory in elementary and high school. 

Tobacco Control Act, CQLR c L-6.2

Location: Québec
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Availability, E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Flavoured tobacco, Manufacturing, Menthol, Multi-unit dwelling, Packaging, Patio, Smoke-free place, Taxi, Transit, Vehicle with minors, Water pipe, Youth access, Product display, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco sponsorship, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 1998

NB Policy 702 – Tobacco-Free Schools

Location: New Brunswick
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Smoke-free place, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 1998

Education Act, SNB 1997, c E-1.12

Location: New Brunswick
Risk factor: Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1997

This law states that the Minister shall determine the physical plant standards for a safe and healthy school facility. It allows the Minister to enter into agreements to constructor operate school property for educational, cultural and recreational use by the community. 

Pesticide (Ministerial) Regulation, Alta Reg 43/1997

Location: Alberta
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 1997

The four schedules created under this regulation categorize pesticides by their allowed usage and their associated controls.

Tobacco and Vapour Products Control Act, RSBC 1996, c 451

Location: British Columbia
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Availability, E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Multi-unit dwelling, Parks and beaches, Patio, Smoke-free place, Smokeless tobacco, Transit, Youth access, Product display, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 1996

Tobacco Access Regulations, NS Reg 9/96

Location: Nova Scotia
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Availability, E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Flavoured tobacco, Smokeless tobacco, Youth access, Product display, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2015
Year of adoption: 1996

Charlottetown Bylaw – Street Vendors Bylaw

Location: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Nutrition
Policy intervention: Outlet density, Mobile vendors, Sales of unhealthy foods, Zoning, Food retail, Nutrition, Alcohol
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1995

Education Act, 1995, SS 1995, c E-0.2

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Pricing, Food prices, Nutrition
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1995

REPEALED Smoke-Free Ontario Act, SO 1994, c 10

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Availability, Flavoured tobacco, Menthol, Multi-unit dwelling, Packaging, Smoke-free place, Smokeless tobacco, Taxi, Transit, Vehicle with minors, Youth access, Product display, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1994

REPEALED Municipal and School Capital Facilities — Agreements and Tax Exemptions, O Reg 46/94

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1994
This regulation allows for municipalities to form agreements to provide for municipal capital facilities (such as recreation centers) and allows school boards in agreements that provide for school capital facilities to exempt the land with those facilities from taxes.

Tobacco and Vapour Products Control Act, SNL 1993, c T-4.1

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Availability, E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Flavoured tobacco, Licensing, Menthol, Smokeless tobacco, Water pipe, Youth access, Product display, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1993

NB Policy 711A: Healthier Foods and Nutrition in Public Schools

Location: New Brunswick
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Drinking water, Nutritional standards, Procurement, Sales of unhealthy foods, Sodium, Sugar, Traditional foods, Vending machines, Food composition, Food provision, Food retail, Nutrition
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1991

The Smoking and Vapour Products Control Act, CCSM c N92

Location: Manitoba
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Availability, E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Smoke-free place, Smokeless tobacco, Taxi, Transit, Youth access, Product display, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1991

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

Immunization of School Pupils Act, RSO 1990, c I.1

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Infectious agents
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1990
The purpose of this Act is to increase the protection of the health of children against the diseases that are designated diseases under this Act. It allows the Lieutenant Governor to make regulations regarding immunizations which include, but are not limited to: prescribing programs of immunization in respect of designated diseases, including specifying immunizing agents and the number and timing of dosages of immunizing agents; and requiring and governing reports by persons who operate schools to medical officers of health in respect of records and documentation related to the immunization of children applying for admission to the schools and pupils and former pupils in the schools. Designated diseases are defined as Meningococcal disease, Pertussis and Varicella.

General, RRO 1990, Reg 645

Location: Ontario
Risk factor: Infectious agents
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2018
Year of adoption: 1990
This regulation outlines requirements for the record of immunization for school pupils in the province of Ontario. Table 1 in this regulations contains the program of immunization for school pupils in Ontario.

School Bus Regulations, RRNWT 1990, c M-34

Location: Northwest Territories
Risk factor: Alcohol consumption, Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Smoke-free place, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2005
Year of adoption: 1990

Public Colleges Act, RSNWT (Nu) 1988, c A-7

Location: Nunavut
Risk factor: Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2011
Year of adoption: 1988

Under the Act, the Minister of Education is responsible for post-secondary education. The Act provides the Minister with the authority to establish a board of governors for the college. The board is responsible for recommending priorities for programs and courses and college admission requirements to the Minister, and may allocate resources for recreational, athletic or sports programs at the college.

Aurora College Act, RSNWT 1988, c A-7

Location: Northwest Territories
Risk factor: Physical activity
Policy intervention:
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 1988

This Act establishes the only public community college in the Northwest Territories. Under the Act, the Minister of Education, Culture and Employment is responsible for post-secondary education. This Act provides the Minister with the authority to establish a board of governors for the college. The board is responsible for recommending priorities for programs and courses and college admission requirements to the Minister, and may allocate resources for recreational, athletic or sports programs at the college.

REPEALED Automobile Junk Yards Act, RSPEI 1988, c A-25

Location: Prince Edward Island
Risk factor: Occupational and environmental exposures
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1988
This Act requires that an operator of an automobile junk yard have a permit to operate and that an automobile junk yard must be located outside a 500 ft radius from parks, playgrounds, beaches, and schools to be eligible for a permit.

REPEALED School Act, RSPEI 1988, c S-2.1

Location: Prince Edward Island
Risk factor: Nutrition, Physical activity
Policy intervention: Food literacy education, Nutrition
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1988

Tobacco and Electronic Smoking Device Sales, RSPEI 1988, c T-3.1

Location: Prince Edward Island
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: Availability, E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Flavoured tobacco, Menthol, Water pipe, Youth access, Product display, Tobacco advertising, Tobacco products, Tobacco promotion, Tobacco sales, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2016
Year of adoption: 1988

Smoke-free Places Act, RSPEI 1988, c S-4.2

Location: Prince Edward Island
Risk factor: Tobacco use
Policy intervention: E-cigarette, Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), Patio, Smoke-free place, Taxi, Transit, Vehicle with minors, Water pipe, Tobacco products, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1988

REPEALED Planning Act, RSNWT 1988, c P-7

Location: Northwest Territories
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention: Park, Pedestrian infrastructure, Active transportation
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1988

This Act provides guidelines for municipal planning by enabling municipalities councils to ask for a general plan describing the manner in which the development or redevelopment of a municipality may best be organized and carried out, having regard to considerations of orderliness, economy and convenience. A general plan must include proposals relating to the provision of public roadways, services, public buildings, schools, parks and recreation areas and the reservation of land for these and other public and community purposes.

The Public Schools Act, CCSM c P250

Location: Manitoba
Risk factor: Nutrition
Policy intervention: Nutritional standards, Food provision, Smoke-free place, Transit, Tobacco smoke, Tobacco, Nutrition
Year last amended: 2017
Year of adoption: 1987

REPEALED Education Regulations, 1986, RRS c E-0.1 Reg 1

Location: Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1986
This regulation requires that when a site is being selected for a new school building a the adequacy of a level play area must be considered.

Saskatoon Policy C10-008 – Elementary Schools – Extensions and Additions

Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Risk factor: Built environment
Policy intervention:
Year last amended:
Year of adoption: 1981
This policy describes a framework for decision-making around the construction of special use extension to schools provided there is a need for the addition (e.g., there is no existing recreation facility built or planned in the neighbourhood).