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

November 7, 2019

Act Now: Stand Up for Worker Safety

Last month, we lost a member of our community, Enrico Miranda. Enrico was a father and a grandfather. He was known for his kind smile. He grew up in the Philippines where he trained as an engineer... More
October 16, 2019

The Ontario Government is backing down from stealing our subway, but issues remain

This morning, the Ontario Government and Mayor John Tory made some big transit announcements on the subway upload, the Ontario Line, the Scarborough Extension, the Yonge Line extension, and the Egl... More
October 10, 2019

Act Now: Have your say on the Ontario Line

Transit riders have spent years waiting for fast, reliable and affordable new transit.  In May, the Ontario Government stole Toronto’s right to plan its own transit lines and scrapped the sensible ... More