Jessica Bell MPP, University–Rosedale

Government of Ontario

News & Events

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
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 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