Jessica Bell MPP, University–Rosedale

Government of Ontario

News & Events

December 7, 2021

Faith community roundtable December 15

This has been a difficult year for so many. Many of us have looked to our community's faith leaders and faith groups for support and guidance. As faith leaders, I know that you each have insight i... More
December 7, 2021

NDP MPP bill would return Mount Pleasant Cemetery to public ownership

QUEEN’S PARK — NDP MPP Jessica Bell (University–Rosedale) will table a new bill Tuesday to enshrine Mount Pleasant Cemeteries as a public trust to prevent the multi-billion-dollar asset from perman... More
December 6, 2021

NDP bill would let condo owners take disputes to tribunal instead of court

Tribunal should settle disputes like condo fee arguments or common room repairs TORONTO — NDP Housing critic and MPP for University–Rosedale Jessica Bell has introduced a motion for the Ford govern... More
December 5, 2021

It's time for the Condo Authority Tribunal to resolve the disputes that matter

Add your name below to send a letter to Premier Ford, Minister of Government and Consumer Services Ross Romano, and your MPP to call on the Ford government to pass MPP Jessica Bell's motion to exp... More
December 2, 2021

Auditor General’s Annual Report Investigates Surgeries, Land-Use Planning, Homelessness, and more

Ontario’s Auditor General, Bonnie Lysyk, released her comprehensive 2021 Annual Report this week. The AG’s annual report investigates various government and government-regulated sectors in Ontario ... More
November 29, 2021

Here's what I said about the Rent Stabilization Act in the legislature

We have a housing crisis in Toronto 40% of people pay unaffordable rent Wages are not keeping up with housing prices or rent hikes Renters deserve affordable housing and stability ... More
November 27, 2021

Landlord Tenant Board doubles down on discriminatory treatment toward tenants

By MPP Jessica Bell Duty council lawyers have been sounding the alarm for months that landlord matters are routinely scheduled ahead of tenant matters at the Landlord & Tenant Board (LTB).  Thi... More
November 20, 2021

Demand $10 per day child care

Parents in other provinces have already received word their child care fees will drop by half next year, while Ontario parents have no hope in sight. Parents don’t want to hear any more excuses. Th... More
November 19, 2021

As road deaths rise, NDP and advocates table bill for tougher enforcement to make streets safe

TORONTO — NDP MPPs Jessica Bell (University–Rosedale), Doly Begum (Scarborough–Southwest) and Bhutila Karpoche (Parkdale–High Park) will force a vote on legislation to bring in tougher penalties fo... More
November 18, 2021

Here’s what I said about the Govt’s Fall Economic Statement in the Legislature this week

This week, I was proud to speak to Bill 43, the Ford government’s Fall Economic Statement. This is a summary of what I said: I told the gov’t off for cutting $467M from education, and called for i... More
November 18, 2021

I raise your concerns about the Gov’t’s Long Term Care Home bill in the legislature

This week, I was proud to speak on Bill 37, the Government’s bill to reform the long-term care home sector. Bill 37 sets non-binding targets for increasing staffing care to residents to four hours... More
November 16, 2021

Pass the Vulnerable Road Users Law!

Everyone has a right to feel safe on our roads, including drivers, pedestrians, cyclists, seniors, kids, and emergency road workers. But right now, our streets aren't safe. Each day, an average of ... More