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The acts and regulations that regulate the delivery of environmental health services and programs at local and regional levels in Canada are continuously changing. To streamline the search process, we have compiled a list of federal and provincial/territorial legislation with relevance exclusive to the environmental health community.


Hazardous Products Act, RSC 1985, c H-3

Tobacco Act, SC 1997, c 13

Cigarette Ignition Propensity Regulations, SOR/2005-178

Tobacco (Access) Regulations, SOR/99-93

Tobacco Products Information Regulations, SOR/2000-272

Tobacco Reporting Regulations, SOR/2000-273


Tobacco Reduction Act, SA 2005, c T-3.8

Tobacco Reduction Regulation, Alta Reg 240/2007

British Columbia

Tobacco Control Act, RSBC 1996, c 451

Tobacco Control Regulation, BC Reg 232/2007


The Non-Smokers Health Protection Act, CCSM c N92

Non-Smokers Health Protection Regulation 174/2004

New Brunswick

Smoke-free Places Act, RSNB 2011, c 222

General Regulation, NB Reg 2004-99

Tobacco Sales Act, SNB 1993, c T-6.1

General Regulation, NB Reg 94-57

Newfoundland and Labrador

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

Smoke-free Environment Regulations, 2005, NLR 54/05

Tobacco Control Act, SNL 1993, c T-4.1

Nova Scotia

Smoke-free Places Act, SNS 2002, c 12

Smoke-free Places Regulations, NS Reg 144/2002

Northwest Territories

Environmental Tobacco Smoke Work Site Regulations, NWT Reg 082-2003

Tobacco Control Act, SNWT 2006, c 9


Tobacco Control Act, SNu 2003, c 13

Tobacco Control Regulations, Nu Reg 011-2007


Smoke-Free Ontario Act, SO 1994, c 10

General, O Reg 48/06

Prince Edward Island

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

General Regulations, PEI Reg EC279/03

Tobacco Sales and Access Act, RSPEI 1988, c T-3.1

General Regulations, PEI Reg EC414/05


Tobacco Act, CQLR c T-0.01

Yukon Territory

Smoke-Free Places Act, SY 2008, c 8

Smoke-Free Places Regulation 2009, YOIC 2009/99