Jessica Bell MPP, University–Rosedale

Government of Ontario

News and Events

March 19, 2020

Summary of the Federal Government's Relief Measures for COVID-19

Our federal, provincial and municipal governments are working together to respond to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Yesterday, the federal government announced an $82 billion package of aid an... More
March 17, 2020

Today's COVID-19 response includes state of emergency plus funding

This morning, the Ontario Premier has declared a state of emergency and announced the first phase of the government’s response plan for COVID-19. The state of emergency gives the government emergen... More
March 16, 2020

Ontario NDP Calls for Additional Protections in COVID-19 Legislation

QUEEN’S PARK — Andrea Horwath said people deserve more financial protection than the government is currently contemplating in its emergency legislation, and has reached out to offer help to beef up... More
March 13, 2020

Updates on COVID-19 Coronavirus

Right now, I know many in our community are concerned about the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. My team and I will do our best to provide updates and direct constituents to reliable sources of ... More
March 13, 2020

ACT NOW: We Need a Vision Zero Strategy for Road Safety

Everyone has a right to feel safe on our roads, including drivers, pedestrians, cyclists, seniors, kids, and emergency road workers. But right now, our streets aren't safe. Each day, an average of ... More
February 26, 2020

MPP Bell calls for transit to be built faster with moratorium on using P3s to build transit

Jessica Bell, Ontario NDP Transit critic, is calling on Doug Ford to speed up the delivery of upcoming transit projects by stopping the use of P3 procurement, at least until the auditor general con... More
February 20, 2020

ACT Now: Stop the Fare Hikes

The Ford Government is about to make some big transit cuts, with huge impacts on commuters. Commuters that take the GO and the TTC are about to see their fares go up by $1.50 per ride, or $3 per ro... More
February 20, 2020

I want to hear from you!

Your thoughts and concerns are very important to me – I want to hear from you! Please let me know how I can best represent you and your priorities within our community as well as at Queen’s Park. More
February 14, 2020

Downtown MPPs Call on Airbnb to Follow the City of Toronto's Rules

Following the tragic shooting at an Airbnb rental in CityPlace, University-Rosedale MPP Jessica Bell has written an open letter, along with MPP Chris Glover (Spadina-Fort York) and MPP Suze Morriso... More
January 23, 2020

Condo Dwellers: Have your say

More info coming soon
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