Jessica Bell MPP, University–Rosedale

Government of Ontario

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January 13, 2021

NDP and frontline workers say conditions at St. George present humanitarian crisis

QUEEN’S PARK — Official Opposition NDP Leader Andrea Horwath and University-Rosedale MPP Jessica Bell, along with frontline workers, say the Ford government’s choice not to protect long-term care h... More
January 8, 2021

ACT NOW: Stop Rykka's takeover of Rose of Sharon long-term care

Rose of Sharon is the only long-term care home dedicated to serving the Korean community in Ontario. The facility focuses on Korean culture, serves traditional food, organizes Korean activities, an... More
January 6, 2021

For-profit LTC home in University Rosedale has Ontario’s largest COVID-19 outbreak

St. George Care Community, which is located on St. George St in my riding of University Rosedale, now has the largest COVID-19 outbreak in Ontario. As of January 5, there are 84 active resident cas... More
December 9, 2020

We are hiring a constituency assistant for our UniRose team

Ontario NDP Job Posting Job: Constituency Assistant Status: Permanent Part-Time (26 hrs/week)Department/ Location: MPP Jessica Bell (University - Rosedale) Due by: Open until position is filled Obj... More
December 8, 2020

MPP Bell introduces motion for two-hour, flat-rate fare across municipal GTHA transit

QUEEN’S PARK — NDP MPP Jessica Bell (University—Rosedale) will present a motion Tuesday calling for a two-hour, flat fare across municipal GTHA transit systems, in collaboration with municipal tran... More
December 8, 2020

Auditor highlights PRESTO fare failures

NDP calls for transit pay-system reform  QUEEN'S PARK — Ontario NDP Transit critic Jessica Bell released this statement in response to the Ontario Auditor General’s report on Metrolinx: “Liberal an... More
December 7, 2020

NDP responds to Board of Trade transit fare policy push

Originally published November 25, 2020 QUEEN’S PARK — In response to the Toronto Region Board of Trade report released today, the Ontario NDP Transit critic Jessica Bell (University—Rosedale) relea... More
December 7, 2020

Toronto NDP MPPs call on Ford government to help homeless residents

(Originally published December 4) TORONTO — NDP MPPs Jill Andrew (Toronto-St. Paul’s), Jessica Bell (University-Rosedale), Rima Berns-McGown (Beaches-East York), Chris Glover (Spadina—Fort York), F... More
December 7, 2020

Toronto MPP launches safe “I Shop Local” campaign to help small biz survive COVID-19

TORONTO – NDP MPP Jessica Bell (University-Rosedale) has launched an “I Shop Local” sign campaign to encourage Torontonians to safely shop at local stores during the current busy shopping season an... More
December 4, 2020

ACT NOW: Stop Doug Ford's Attack on Wetlands

Right now, Premier Ford is introducing amendments allowing developers to destroy wetlands, floodplains and source water at a cost to human safety. This is a clear threat to Ontarians' safety. Ontar... More
December 2, 2020

Order your sign today!

Every day our office hears from small businesses that are struggling to get by and are worried about surviving a second economic shutdown. It’s been difficult to see so many beloved businesses in ... More
November 27, 2020

Toronto MPP's bill would give cities more say in pot shops' location

QUEEN’S PARK — Davenport NDP MPP Marit Stiles tabled a bill that would give Ontario’s municipalities a say in the location and distribution of private cannabis stores within their communities. The ... More