Government of Ontario

Jessica Bell

MPP, University–Rosedale

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Jessica serves as the Ontario NDP critic for Transit. Prior to being elected in June 2018 she served as the founding Executive Director of TTCriders fighting to improve Toronto Transit.

She’s been a lecturer at Ryerson University, director of the California Food & Justice Coalition and an advocate for environmental justice. She’s received several leadership awards, including Toronto Community Foundation’s Vital People Award.

Jessica is a lifelong community organizer who believes in the power of bringing people together to effect change.  She lives in University-Rosedale with her husband and two children.

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March 4, 2021

Ford must step up supports to stop homelessness and housing crisis: NDP

NDP responds to shocking FAO report QUEEN'S PARK -- The Ontario's NDP's Housing and Tenant Rights critic Jessica Bell and Poverty and Homelessness critic Rima Berns-McGown made this statement in re... More
March 1, 2021

Bad changes to land use planning posed in Bill 245

Since becoming Premier, Doug Ford has passed laws and regulations to help big developers. After all, these are very people who helped him get elected and who continue to donate to PC MPPs. Now Doug... More
February 27, 2021

NDP urges more protection for renters as above guideline increases rise 250%

February 25, 2021 TORONTO — The NDP's Tenant Rights critic Jessica Bell (University—Rosedale) called on the Ford government to address the skyrocketing numbers of above guideline rent hikes being a... More