Jessica Bell MPP, University–Rosedale

Government of Ontario

News & Events

September 23, 2021

Four Lessons from the Federal Election

Canada’s 44th election is over. The election cost $660 million, and we got the same results as before, give or take a few seats. The Liberals got the minority they deserved.    Despite the status q... More
August 23, 2021

现在就采取行动: 要求九月大家能安全地重返校园

在新冠疫情期间, 安省学校在加拿大所有省份中关闭了最长的时间. 今年, 我们不能再经历一年的学校关闭, 学习中断, 或是艰难的远距或在校/网上混合教学模式. 孩子们应得到更好的学习环境. 我们可以给他们小班制﹅更安全的校园, 提供更多帮助让每一个人都可以安全地重返校园﹅重回学习正轨︒ 我们要团结一致, 要求政府更重视教育. 填写下列的表格, 您将可以向省长福特, 安省教育厅厅长莱切, 以及代... More
August 23, 2021

ACT NOW: Demand safe schools for September!

During the pandemic, Ontarians have experienced the longest school closures in Canada. We can’t afford another year of disruptions, closures, or painful remote and hybrid learning.  Kids deserve be... More
July 30, 2021

Surgery wait times: we want to hear from you!

Throughout the pandemic my office heard from so many constituents who had to delay lifesaving procedures, from dialysis to lung cancer treatments. For many, these wait times are a matter of life a... More
July 30, 2021

Addressing food insecurity: a conversation with Paul Taylor

Hunger is a growing issue in our city and our country. Our office organizes food drives to address the immediate need of making sure people can feed their families. Throughout the pandemic I have h... More
July 28, 2021

NDP demands protections for renters living in hot apartments

TORONTO — Jessica Bell, the Ontario NDP critic for Tenant Rights, is urging the Ford government to take legislative action to protect tenants living in dangerously hot apartments. Bell was joined f... More
July 15, 2021

ACT NOW: Keep renters safe & cool!

Add your name to our public letter below & demand protections for renters from extreme heat! Minister Steve ClarkMinistry of Municipal Affairs and Housing17th Floor, 777 Bay St.Toronto, ON M5G... More
July 12, 2021

Chinese-Speaking Tenants Rights Townhall 租客法律權益線上中文討論

過去一年對於很多租客來說都是困難的一年, 在疫情期間湧現了新的問題. 為了提高華人租客對於自身權利的認識, 多了解租客可以如何組織團結起來, 以及殘障人士的住屋權益, 我們辦公室將會在七月二十二日, 星期四下午兩點到四點舉行租客權益講座. 該講座將會以廣東話以及普通話進行, 我們同時會提供中英翻譯. 本次講座將會分兩小組進行. 請按這裡註冊. 第一組: 主講者: Jenny Quan, 法律... More
June 29, 2021

Call for accountability in support of residential school survivors

Only a few weeks ago, the Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation announced that the remains of 215 children had been found on the grounds of a Kamloops Residential School and now hundreds more unm... More
June 25, 2021

Phone Zap for Residential School Survivors

Only a few weeks ago, the Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation announced that the remains of 215 children had been found on the grounds of a Kamloops Residential School and now hundreds more unmark... More
June 25, 2021

Ontario’s laws do not adequately protect renters from illegal eviction

Ron and his mom have been dealing with landlord harassment for years.  Among many other things, their landlord has given them informal eviction notices, cut electricity in some rooms, damaged thei... More
June 24, 2021

Statement from Sol Mamakwa, Ontario NDP critic for Indigenous and Treaty Relations

THUNDER BAY — NDP MPP Sol Mamakwa (Kiiwetinoong), Ontario NDP critic for Indigenous and Treaty Relations, released the following statement in response to the horrific discovery of hundreds of child... More