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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September 28, 2020

NDP Transit critic sounds alarm as new report reveals more delays for the Ontario Line

QUEEN’S PARK — Ontario NDP transit critic Jessica Bell (University-Rosedale) is demanding answers from the Ford government as a new report reveals the Ontario Line has been delayed by a further two... More
September 25, 2020

MPP Jessica Bell offers condolences following the tragic death of a cyclist in University-Rosedale

QUEEN’S PARK — Ontario NDP Transit Critic Jessica Bell (University-Rosedale) released the following statement after a fatal incident involving a cyclist in her riding. “I am deeply distressed to le... More
September 25, 2020

Facing $120 million in skyrocketing PRESTO fare costs, MPP Jessica Bell demands change

QUEEN’S PARK — A new report reveals Ontario’s taxpayers are on the hook for $120 million in TTC fare system costs, thanks to the government’s privatized PRESTO system, and NDP Transit critic Jessic... More