Jessica Bell MPP, University–Rosedale

Government of Ontario

News & Events

March 29, 2021

ACT NOW: Stop microplastics from entering our waterways!

Microplastics in the Great Lakes is an increasing concern for the health of our waters, the creatures that live there, and the 14.5 million Ontarians who rely on them for their drinking water. The ... More
March 29, 2021

NDP MPPs' bill would reduce microplastics in Ontario waters

QUEEN'S PARK — NDP MPPs Ian Arthur (Kingston and the Islands) and Jessica Bell (University-Rosedale) will introduce a bill to prohibit the sale of washing machines not equipped with a filter that r... More
March 26, 2021

More must be done to ensure fair access to vaccine

Migrant and undocumented people are at the forefront of the COVID-19 crisis, often working in essential jobs that sustain our communities.  Although undocumented workers contribute to Ontario’s eco... More
March 25, 2021

Seniors should not have to worry about unfair evictions

In 2019, over 100 seniors were evicted from Davenhill Senior Living at Yonge and Bloor. The work we did with these residents helped us to realize that laws protecting seniors in retirement homes n... More
March 18, 2021

NDP bill would protect seniors from unfair eviction

TORONTO – Ontario NDP Tenant Rights critic Jessica Bell (University–Rosedale) will introduce a bill to better protect seniors living in retirement homes against unfair rent increases, service fees ... More
March 12, 2021

Doug Ford is bringing big money back into politics

While Ontarians continue to struggle with the province’s failed response to COVID-19, the Ford government is making changes to Ontario’s election laws that will shield them from public criticism an... More
March 11, 2021

What to do when you're facing an eviction

Join MPP Jessica Bell, MPP Jill Andrew, and tenant advocates for a digital information session on how to fight an eviction, what to expect in a landlord and tenant board meeting and how to ... More
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