For a comprehensive guide to building a smoke-free policy in public, non-profit, or senior's housing, download our guidebook. It contains step-by-step information and a large selection of sample documents and resources.  If you don't need comprehensive information but are looking for a specific tool or resource, try searching our index below.

Stakeholder Advisory Committee

Engagement Resources

Tips for working with a stakeholder advisory committee, a useful way to plan for and implement a smoke-free policy

Smoke-Free Multi-Unit Public, Non-Profit and Seniors' Housing

Policy Development Guidebooks

A how-to guidebook on policy development, including incentives, legal information and a step-by-step policy-development guide

Sample Workshop Agenda And Discussion Process

Engagement Resources

Agenda and tips to organize and conduct a workshop to gather ideas about a smoke-free policy

Sample Tenant Survey Cover Letter

Engagement Resources

Letter to accompany a tenant survey to explain benefits of a smoke-free policy and offer incentive for tenants to complete the survey

Sample Tenant Survey

Engagement Resources

Survey to gather data from tenants concerning their opinions and experiences in the building about second-hand smoke

Sample Tenant Notification Letter

Engagement Resources

Letter to notify tenants that a smoke-free policy will take effect in the building

Sample Smoke-Free Policy

Policy Resources

Smoke-free policy for public, non-profit and seniors' housing that can either be used as a lease addendum or can be included in a new lease

Sample Resident Complaint Letter

Resident Resources

A letter to send to a board, landlord or property managers when exposed to second-hand smoke

Sample Physician Letter

Resident Resources

A sample to provide your doctor when asking for support to ensure he/she provides the most help possible

Sample Migrating Second-Hand Smoke Log

Resident Resources

Document and track your exposure to second-hand smoke in order to better advocate for change

Sample Meeting Agenda And Discussion Process

Engagement Resources

Agenda and tips to organize and conduct an information meeting to share information and gather opinions about a smoke-free policy

Sample Issue Tracking Log

Enforcement Resources

Log to document complaints from tenants who experience smoke infiltration in their homes from neighbouring units

Sample Invitation To Meeting

Engagement Resources

Letter to invite tenants to an information meeting at which they can learn more and share their thoughts about a smoke-free policy

Sample Focus Group Agenda And Discussion Process

Engagement Resources

Agenda and tips to organize and conduct a focus group to gather opinions about a smoke-free policy

Sample Caution Notice

Enforcement Resources

Letter to notify a tenant of a nuisance complaint against them in the event they violate your smoke-free policy

Practice Session For Smoke-Free Building

Engagement Resources

Outline and tips to organize a practice session for a smoke-free building to try out your smoke-free policy, find out what stakeholders think, gain insight into what works and doesn’t work, and refine the policy

Organizing Volunteer Networking System

Engagement Resources

Tips to organize a volunteer networking system: a way of organizing people in your building so they can quickly and easily share information amongst each other

Organizing Coffee Meetings

Engagement Resources

Tips to organize coffee meetings among your residents to learn more about their feelings toward a smoke-free policy

Legal Opinion on Smoke-Free Policies in Alberta

Policy Resources

A professional legal opinion on smoke-free policies for multi-unit housing in Alberta

How To Engage Residents

Engagement Resources

Comprehensive description of the Continuum of Stakeholder Engagement to help you decide upon and carry out an engagement plan of action

Flowchart Of Complaint Process

Enforcement Resources

Flowchart to address complaints from residents about second-hand smoke exposure

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