Jessica Bell MPP, University–Rosedale

Government of Ontario

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January 21, 2021

Cutting GO transit service could put our essential workers at risk

TORONTO — NDP MPP Jessica Bell (University—Rosedale), the Official Opposition NDP Transit critic, issued the following statement in response to Metrolinx’s move to cut GO and Union Pearson Express ... More
January 21, 2021

Safe Return - Education Round Table

Join MPP Jessica Bell and Education Critic MPP Marit Stiles for a digital round table on a safe return to in-person learning.  The purpose of this town hall is to hear from parents, teacher... More
January 15, 2021

Ford must pay municipalities to cap ridership on transit: NDP MPPs

YORK SOUTH-WESTON — NDP MPP Faisal Hassan (York South—Weston) and NDP Transit critic Jessica Bell (University—Rosedale) said Premier Doug Ford must give funding to municipalities so they can cap ri... More
January 13, 2021

NDP and frontline workers say conditions at St. George present humanitarian crisis

QUEEN’S PARK — Official Opposition NDP Leader Andrea Horwath and University-Rosedale MPP Jessica Bell, along with frontline workers, say the Ford government’s choice not to protect long-term care h... More
January 8, 2021

ACT NOW: Stop Rykka's takeover of Rose of Sharon long-term care

Rose of Sharon is the only long-term care home dedicated to serving the Korean community in Ontario. The facility focuses on Korean culture, serves traditional food, organizes Korean activities, an... More
January 6, 2021

For-profit LTC home in University Rosedale has Ontario’s largest COVID-19 outbreak

St. George Care Community, which is located on St. George St in my riding of University Rosedale, now has the largest COVID-19 outbreak in Ontario. As of January 5, there are 84 active resident cas... More
December 9, 2020

We are hiring a constituency assistant for our UniRose team

Ontario NDP Job Posting Job: Constituency Assistant Status: Permanent Part-Time (26 hrs/week)Department/ Location: MPP Jessica Bell (University - Rosedale) Due by: Open until position is filled Obj... More
December 8, 2020

MPP Bell introduces motion for two-hour, flat-rate fare across municipal GTHA transit

QUEEN’S PARK — NDP MPP Jessica Bell (University—Rosedale) will present a motion Tuesday calling for a two-hour, flat fare across municipal GTHA transit systems, in collaboration with municipal tran... More
December 8, 2020

Auditor highlights PRESTO fare failures

NDP calls for transit pay-system reform  QUEEN'S PARK — Ontario NDP Transit critic Jessica Bell released this statement in response to the Ontario Auditor General’s report on Metrolinx: “Liberal an... More
December 7, 2020

NDP responds to Board of Trade transit fare policy push

Originally published November 25, 2020 QUEEN’S PARK — In response to the Toronto Region Board of Trade report released today, the Ontario NDP Transit critic Jessica Bell (University—Rosedale) relea... More
December 7, 2020

Toronto NDP MPPs call on Ford government to help homeless residents

(Originally published December 4) TORONTO — NDP MPPs Jill Andrew (Toronto-St. Paul’s), Jessica Bell (University-Rosedale), Rima Berns-McGown (Beaches-East York), Chris Glover (Spadina—Fort York), F... More
December 7, 2020

Toronto MPP launches safe “I Shop Local” campaign to help small biz survive COVID-19

TORONTO – NDP MPP Jessica Bell (University-Rosedale) has launched an “I Shop Local” sign campaign to encourage Torontonians to safely shop at local stores during the current busy shopping season an... More