Jessica Bell MPP, University–Rosedale

Government of Ontario

News & Events

January 23, 2020

Statement from NDP Transit critic on March 31 end date for fare discount for GTA commuters

QUEEN’S PARK — Official Opposition critic for Transit Jessica Bell released the following statement regarding the news that  the Discounted Double Fare program between GO and the TTC will officiall... More
January 9, 2020

Tenant School

Are you a tenant? Are you struggling to get basic repairs done? Ever felt nervous about your privacy, rent increases or evictions? Do you have questions about your rights under the law? Have you e... More
December 5, 2019

Act Now: Stop the Education Cuts

The Ontario Government’s decision last spring to cut $1 billion from Ontario classrooms is hurting students, parents, and schools. All across the province, teachers are getting pink slips, student... More
November 28, 2019

Letter from MPP Bell and MPP Stiles asks Ministers to support speed enforcement cameras in school zones

22 public school councils, residents' associations, road safety groups, and concerned individuals have signed an open letter from Transit Critic Jessica Bell (MPP for University-Rosedale) and MPP M... More
November 26, 2019

MPP Jessica Bell Asks Metrolinx, Mulroney to come clean on cost of Instagram ‘influencer’ ads

University—Rosedale MPP Jessica Bell has written an open letter to Transportation Minister Caroline Mulroney and Metrolinx President and CEO Phil Verster, publicly requesting that they release the ... More
November 20, 2019

MPP Jessica Bell Requests Immediate Review of the Retirement Homes Act

MPP Bell requests an immediate review of the Retirement Homes Act, including how it interacts with the Residential Tenancies Act, in response to abrupt closures of retirement homes. Private retirem... More
November 7, 2019

Act Now: Stand Up for Worker Safety

Last month, we lost a member of our community, Enrico Miranda. Enrico was a father and a grandfather. He was known for his kind smile. He grew up in the Philippines where he trained as an engineer... More
October 16, 2019

The Ontario Government is backing down from stealing our subway, but issues remain

This morning, the Ontario Government and Mayor John Tory made some big transit announcements on the subway upload, the Ontario Line, the Scarborough Extension, the Yonge Line extension, and the Egl... More
October 3, 2019

Community Celebration

On December 5th, 2019 University-Rosedale came together for our annual recognition of community members who are making a difference. The following individuals and groups were honoured. Thank yo... More
September 23, 2019

Supporting Students and Staff in Standing Up to Climate Change

Click here to read my full letter to University of Toronto President Meric Gertler, asking for support for U of T students, faculty and staff to take part in the Global Climate Strike on September ... More
September 23, 2019

ACT NOW: Stand up for transit riders' safety

Every day, streetcar operators and transit riders see drivers refusing to stop behind open streetcar doors. This behaviour continues, even though it is an offence under section 166 of the Ontario H... More
September 20, 2019

Act Now: Stand Up for a Green New Deal

  This fall, history was made as millions of people across the world, in over 150 countries, took to the streets to strike for the climate. In Ontario, dozens of strikes are took place from Septem... More