Through the POWER UP! project, we are telling stories of healthy policy change happening in jurisdictions and organizations across Canada and the world. Check out our policy story topics below:
Taxing Sugar-Sweetened Beverages
Stories highlighting efforts to implement a tax on sugar-sweetened bevereges in various cities across the globe.
Municipal Food and Beverage Policy
This policy story explores the adoption and implementation of the City of Hamilton’s Corporate Food and Beverage Policy.
This policy story explores the City of Toronto’s development of the Residential Apartment Commercial Zone policy, its implications for health, and lessons learned in the policy change process.
Healthy School Food Policy
This story highlights the origins, successes, and challenges of Moose Kerr School’s No Junk Food Policy.
Nutrition Policy and Menu Labelling
This story explores The Region of Peel’s Nutrition Policy and Menu Labelling Initiative to encourage healthy eating choices for staff and visitors. The story examines how the policies were developed and shares lessons learned throughout the process.
Physical Activity in Schools
Stories exploring the promotion of physical activity among students and teachers.
Promoting Healthy Food Environments in Recreational Facilities
Stories highlighting efforts to promote healthy food environments in recreational facilities across Canada.
Healthy Sporting Events
This story explores the adoption and implementation of the Alberta Schools’ Athletic Association’s Provincial Championships Nutrition Policy and shares key lessons learned throughout the change process.