Jessica Bell MPP, University–Rosedale

Government of Ontario

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March 8, 2021

Lifting evictions ban unsafe and unethical: NDP MPP

TORONTO — The Ontario NDP's Housing and Tenant Rights critic Jessica Bell (University—Rosedale) held a virtual press conference Monday warning of the dangers of Doug Ford's decision to lift the evi... More
March 4, 2021

Ford must step up supports to stop homelessness and housing crisis: NDP

NDP responds to shocking FAO report QUEEN'S PARK -- The Ontario's NDP's Housing and Tenant Rights critic Jessica Bell and Poverty and Homelessness critic Rima Berns-McGown made this statement in re... More
March 1, 2021

Bad changes to land use planning posed in Bill 245

Since becoming Premier, Doug Ford has passed laws and regulations to help big developers. After all, these are very people who helped him get elected and who continue to donate to PC MPPs. Now Doug... More
February 27, 2021

NDP urges more protection for renters as above guideline increases rise 250%

February 25, 2021 TORONTO — The NDP's Tenant Rights critic Jessica Bell (University—Rosedale) called on the Ford government to address the skyrocketing numbers of above guideline rent hikes being a... More
February 17, 2021

NDP bill urges govt to ban pandemic evictions

TORONTO — NDP MPPs Suze Morrison (Toronto Centre) and Jessica Bell (University- Rosedale) are calling on all MPPs to pass their co-sponsored bill the No COVID Evictions Act on Wednesday. If passed,... More
February 16, 2021

ACT NOW: No COVID Evictions

No one should be forced out of their home in the middle of a pandemic. COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of having a safe, secure place to call home.  Right now thousands of tenants are unab... More
February 9, 2021

Ford’s end to the State of Emergency sends dangerous messages

QUEEN’S PARK — Doug Ford’s move to end the State of Emergency Tuesday and re-open the province within two weeks without any new public health protections is sending a dangerous message that it’s ti... More
January 29, 2021

ACT NOW: Permanent Paid Sick Leave

It’s time to pass Ontario's NDP Peggy Sattler's Stay Home If You Are Sick Act to ensure any Ontarian who has fallen ill can stay home without the fear of lost wages. More
January 29, 2021

Have questions about the vaccine and the vaccine rollout? I want to hear from you!

My office has already heard from many of you who have questions about the vaccine, when you can expect to get it, and how. In order to address these concerns, I will be sitting down for a conversa... More
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