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Jessica Bell

MPP, University–Rosedale

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MPP Jessica Bell is the Ontario NDP critic for housing, leading the work to ensure everyone in Ontario has a home they can afford. 

Prior to being elected in June 2018, Jessica was the co-founder and executive director of rider-led organization, TTCriders, winning better service and lower fares, a lecturer at Toronto Metropolitan University, and director of the California Food & Justice Coalition. 


The latest on the issues

May 24, 2023

Virtual rally & town hall: Stop the sprawl!

On Wednesday, May 31 at 7 pm MPP Jessica Bell (University–Rosedale) and MPP Catherine Fife (Waterloo) are hosting a virtual rally and town hall to STOP SPRAWL FROM TAKING IT ALL! We will be joined... More
May 23, 2023

The Conservatives could do the right thing for renters, first-time home buyers and farmers tomorrow. But will they?

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been working to improve Government Bill 97.    The Conservatives like to say this bill is going to solve our housing crisis. That’s not true. Bill 97 doesn’t do much t... More
May 10, 2023

Bell: Ford actions put 3,440 affordable rental homes in Toronto at risk

QUEEN’S PARK – In Question Period today, MPP Jessica Bell (University-Rosedale), NDP Housing critic demanded the Ford government respect the City of Toronto’s renter protections and commit to savin... More