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.

The latest on the issues

May 28, 2020

Ford’s Bill 184 will make it easier for landlords to raise rent, evict renters

On Tuesday May 26, the Ford Government tried to slip through a bill - Bill 184 - that will make it easier for landlords to illegally raise the rent and evict renters.  Here’s our summary of Bill 18... More
May 28, 2020

ACT NOW: Speak out against Bill 184, the Eviction Bill

COVID-19 is the worst health crisis we have had in over 100 years.  Yet, just this morning, the Ford Government rammed through a bill - Bill 184 - that will make it easier for landlords to illegall... More
May 22, 2020

Protecting the public interest and confirming the status of the Mount Pleasant Group of Cemeteries as a public trust

This week I joined with Official Opposition Leader Andrea Horwath and fellow Toronto NDP MPPs in sending a letter to Premier Ford concerning an important issue brought to my attention by Friends of... More