Jessica Bell MPP, University–Rosedale

Government of Ontario

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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
June 24, 2021

ACT NOW: Say no to hybrid learning!

The last year and a half has been an extremely difficult time for students, parents and educators and the government needs to do everything in its power to make schools as safe and as normal as po... More
June 22, 2021

Ford should freeze rent increases, help people struggling during the pandemic

QUEEN’S PARK — Jessica Bell, Ontario NDP critic for Tenant Rights, released the following statement on the Ford government’s quiet decision to let landlord raise rents again in 2022 by setting the ... More
June 18, 2021

SAY NO TO HYBRID LEARNING Community Meeting & Phone Zap

We need to urgently send a message to the Ford government and push back against measures that do not have the best interest of students in mind. Please join our community meeting and phone zap on ... More
June 18, 2021

NDP MPP calls for action to stop billionaire corporation from buying up single-family homes

TORONTO – NDP Housing critic MPP Jessica Bell (University–Rosedale) is calling on Doug Ford to take action to stop a corporation from buying up $1 billion in single-family homes across Southern Ont... More
June 17, 2021

ACT NOW: Support MPP Jessica Bell's Vacant Homes Tax

Skyrocketing housing prices have made the dream of homeownership out of reach for many Ontarians, particularly young people and newcomers. While Doug Ford has helped speculators and large develope... More