Jessica Bell MPP, University–Rosedale

Government of Ontario

News & Events

May 7, 2021

Virtual Townhall: Tenant Rights and a fair LTB!

I am deeply concerned by Schedule 27 in Ontario’s new Bill 276, which if passed, will punish Ontarians who record and share proceedings at tribunals, including the Human Rights Tribunal and the La... More
May 6, 2021

NDP bill to make companies disclose climate change risk

QUEEN'S PARK – NDP MPPs Jessica Bell (University–Rosedale) and Ian Arthur (Kingston and the Islands) will introduce a bill requiring publicly traded companies in Ontario to publicly report the fina... More
May 6, 2021

85% of businesses in University-Rosedale still waiting for Ford's small biz grant

TORONTO — MPP Jessica Bell's survey of businesses in her riding of University-Rosedale found 85 per cent of eligible business owners that applied to the government's small business grant program ha... More
May 5, 2021

ACT NOW: Make our roads safer for all users!

  Recently, the Ontario government introduced Bill 282 The Moving Ontarians More Safely Act (MOMS Act) and it's quickly moving through committee. While the MOMS Act is a step in the right directio... More
April 27, 2021

Take Action Roundtable on Road Safety and the MOMS Act

Yesterday, the Ontario government introduced Bill 282 The Moving Ontarians More Safely Act (MOMS Act). While the MOMS Act takes positive steps to make our roads safer, the MOMS Act gives us the op... More
April 27, 2021

NDP road safety proposals adopted by government

QUEEN'S PARK — NDP MPP for University Rosedale Jessica Bell released the following statement in response to the MOMS Act including road safety improvements she has been pushing for:  "Cyclists are ... More
April 22, 2021

Here's a roundup on the latest housing measures that impact Toronto

All levels of government must take wise bold steps to tackle Toronto’s housing crisis to ensure everyone has a safe and affordable home. I want to share some recent provincial, federal and municipa... More
April 9, 2021

Townhall: What does Ford’s budget and latest announcements mean for education and our kids?

Ontario’s 2021 budget confirms Doug Ford’s government is cutting $1.6 billion from education and there is also news the Ford government is looking to make full-time online learning permanent. Ther... More
April 9, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccines and the Vaccine Rollout: Live Q&A

The number one issue that my office is hearing about right now is vaccines. You want to know where, how, and when you will be getting one. You want to know if they are safe and effective. You want... More
April 8, 2021

ACT NOW: Demand safe communities and safe schools!

Ontario’s 2021 budget confirms Doug Ford’s government is cutting $1.6 billion from education. There will also be no replenishment of school board reserves, which were exhausted last year and no com... More
April 1, 2021

Ontario Small Business Support Grant feedback form now open

  Since the Ontario Small Business Support Grant (OSBG) was launched, our office has heard from a number of business owners who have struggled to access this grant. We want to hear what has and wh... More
April 1, 2021

Ford passes bill to make it easier to ignore public's concerns before bulldozing

QUEEN’S PARK – NDP Attorney General critic Gurratan Singh (Brampton East), and NDP Housing critic Jessica Bell (University-Rosedale) issued the following statement in response to the Doug Ford gove... More