Healthy community policies in Canada

How can policy contribute to healthy places?  Examples from across Canada demonstrate how policy can make our communities healthier and more active. 

Active Transportation Trail

Making Connections – 2014-19 Halifax Active Transportation Priorities Plan

A plan for a regional greenway and bicycle network.

 

Active Transportation Trail

Making Connections – 2014-19 Halifax Active Transportation Priorities Plan

A plan for a regional greenway and bicycle network.

 

Vision Zero Toronto Cover Page.

Toronto’s Vision Zero Road Safety Plan (2017-2021)

Reduce traffic-related fatalities and serious injuries on Toronto’s streets.

Vision Zero Toronto Cover Page.

Toronto’s Vision Zero Road Safety Plan (2017-2021)

Reduce traffic-related fatalities and serious injuries on Toronto’s streets.

Plan 2040 des transports de Vancouver

Plan 2040 des transports de Vancouver

Objectif : au moins deux tiers de tous les déplacements se feront à pied, à vélo ou en transport en commun d'ici 2040.

Plan 2040 des transports de Vancouver

Plan 2040 des transports de Vancouver

Objectif : au moins deux tiers de tous les déplacements se feront à pied, à vélo ou en transport en commun d'ici 2040.

Saskatoon Plan

Saskatoon Active Transportation Plan

Addressing community and infrastructure needs for cycling, walking and other modes of active transportation.

Saskatoon Plan

Saskatoon Active Transportation Plan

Addressing community and infrastructure needs for cycling, walking and other modes of active transportation.

Halifax Text

Halifax Centre Plan

Incorporating healthy urban form through policy aimed at creating complete communities, pedestrian first communities and human scale communities.

Halifax Text

Halifax Centre Plan

Incorporating healthy urban form through policy aimed at creating complete communities, pedestrian first communities and human scale communities.

Sudbury Plan

City of Greater Sudbury Complete Streets Policy

Building a city with a well-functioning street network that supports quality of life. 

Sudbury Plan

City of Greater Sudbury Complete Streets Policy

Building a city with a well-functioning street network that supports quality of life. 

Nova Scotia

Choose How You Move - Nova Scotia Sustainable Transportation Strategy

A strategy to provide accessible, affordable and safe transportation choices that support well-being.

Nova Scotia

Choose How You Move - Nova Scotia Sustainable Transportation Strategy

A strategy to provide accessible, affordable and safe transportation choices that support well-being.

Calgary street

Calgary's Step Forward Pedestrian Strategy

Making Calgary safer, more comfortable and interesting for walking.

Calgary street

Calgary's Step Forward Pedestrian Strategy

Making Calgary safer, more comfortable and interesting for walking.

Bike Lane

Bike BC

Help municipalities fund their cycling initiatives, getting you on your bike.

 

Bike Lane

Bike BC

Help municipalities fund their cycling initiatives, getting you on your bike.

 

Growth Plan

Ontario’s Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe and Greenbelt Plan

Developing communities in the Greater Golden Horseshoe area that support health and protect the environment.

Growth Plan

Ontario’s Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe and Greenbelt Plan

Developing communities in the Greater Golden Horseshoe area that support health and protect the environment.

Green Fund Plan

Green Municipal Fund

Support innovative solutions for sustainable community development.

 

 

Green Fund Plan

Green Municipal Fund

Support innovative solutions for sustainable community development.

 

 

Metro Vancouver TransLink Regional Transportation Strategy

Metro Vancouver TransLink Regional Transportation Strategy

Designing communities and a transportation system that enhances the health of people and communities, the economy, and the environment.

Metro Vancouver TransLink Regional Transportation Strategy

Metro Vancouver TransLink Regional Transportation Strategy

Designing communities and a transportation system that enhances the health of people and communities, the economy, and the environment.

Quebec’s Sustainable Mobility Policy

Quebec’s Sustainable Mobility Policy

Make trips easier, more economical, faster and better integrated in Quebec’s communities.

Quebec’s Sustainable Mobility Policy

Quebec’s Sustainable Mobility Policy

Make trips easier, more economical, faster and better integrated in Quebec’s communities.

CycleON

#CycleON: Ontario Cycling Strategy

Provincial ministries collaborate on a comprehensive plan with dedicated funding,  resulting in strong outcomes.

CycleON

#CycleON: Ontario Cycling Strategy

Provincial ministries collaborate on a comprehensive plan with dedicated funding,  resulting in strong outcomes.

Regional Active Transportation Plan,  Greater Charlottetown Area

Prince Edward Island Municipal Provincial Partnership: Regional Active Transportation Plan

Connecting hubs: from Charlottetown to Stratford to Cornwall.

Regional Active Transportation Plan,  Greater Charlottetown Area

Prince Edward Island Municipal Provincial Partnership: Regional Active Transportation Plan

Connecting hubs: from Charlottetown to Stratford to Cornwall.

Transportation 2040

Vancouver’s Transportation 2040 Plan

A target for at least two-thirds of all trips to be made by foot, bike and transit by 2040.

Transportation 2040

Vancouver’s Transportation 2040 Plan

A target for at least two-thirds of all trips to be made by foot, bike and transit by 2040.

Year 2 Growth Plan

Metro Vancouver TransLink Regional Transportation Strategy

Designing communities and a transportation system that enhances the health of people and communities, the economy, and the environment.

Year 2 Growth Plan

Metro Vancouver TransLink Regional Transportation Strategy

Designing communities and a transportation system that enhances the health of people and communities, the economy, and the environment.

Centre Plan

Halifax Centre Plan

Incorporating healthy urban form through policy aimed at creating complete communities, pedestrian first communities and human scale communities. 

Centre Plan

Halifax Centre Plan

Incorporating healthy urban form through policy aimed at creating complete communities, pedestrian first communities and human scale communities. 

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