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

December 4, 2020

ACT NOW: Stop Doug Ford's on Wetlands

Right now, Premier Ford is introducing amendments allowing developers to destroy wetlands, floodplains and source water at a cost to human safety. This is a clear threat to Ontarians' safety. Ontar... More
December 2, 2020

Order your sign today!

Every day our office hears from small businesses that are struggling to get by and are worried about surviving a second economic shutdown. It’s been difficult to see so many beloved businesses in ... More
November 27, 2020

Toronto MPP's bill would give cities more say in pot shops' location

QUEEN’S PARK — Davenport NDP MPP Marit Stiles tabled a bill that would give Ontario’s municipalities a say in the location and distribution of private cannabis stores within their communities. The ... More