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 create real and lasting change.  She lives in University-Rosedale with her partner and two children.

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November 9, 2021

NDP MPPs introduce anti-money laundering bill to make homes affordable

No more numbered companies buying up homes anonymously, says NDP  TORONTO — NDP Housing critic Jessica Bell (University-Rosedale) and Parkdale-High Park MPP Bhutila Karpoche are introducing legisla... More
November 5, 2021

First Impressions of Fall Economic Statement 2021

2021 Fall Economic Statement Note  TOP CONCERNS:   No affordability measures for average folks  No relief for high gas prices or the increasing cost of living  No long-term planning to improv... More
October 30, 2021

Condo dwellers call for better government oversight over condo sector

Add your name to our public letter below as we call for better protections for condo dwellers! We will personally deliver this letter with our signatures to Minister Romano in the next two weeks. ... More