Government of Ontario

Jessica Bell

MPP, University–Rosedale

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Jessica serves as the Ontario NDP critic for Housing, Urban Planning and Tenant Rights. 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 for some of North America's most high profile and effective advocacy organizations. 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 partner and two children.

The latest on the issues

May 15, 2021

ACT NOW: It’s time to safely reopen Ontario’s outdoor amenities

May 14, 2021

Vaccine Information Session in Mandarin

We will be holding a vaccine information session in Mandarin on May 18th, 2-4 p.m. We will provide interpretations. Nurse Practitioner from Hong Fook Connecting Health, Ms. Flora Lo, will give a p... More
May 13, 2021

ACT NOW: Stop Bill 276 and give tenants a fair chance at the LTB!

While Ontarians have been struggling to make ends meet and stay housed during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Landlord and Tenant Board has been busy conducting a dangerous eviction blitz behind closed... More