Jessica Bell MPP, University–Rosedale

Government of Ontario

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November 20, 2020

Transgender Day of Remembrance: NDP Leader and LGBTQ critic statements

NDP Leader Andrea Horwath on Transgender Day of Remembrance  QUEEN'S PARK – "On Transgender Day of Remembrance, we honour the memory of those who have died because of Transphobic violence, hate... More
November 18, 2020

Cap class sizes to avoid school shutdown again: NDP

QUEEN’S PARK — With Doug Ford now admitting he’s considering school closures again, the NDP is urging the Ford government to take action and invest in the safety of students and school staff. NDP E... More
November 18, 2020

Ontario's poor score on energy efficiency Ford's fault, people will pay

QUEEN'S PARK — Ontario NDP critic for Energy and The Climate Crisis Peter Tabuns says a new report evaluating the provinces' energy efficiency gives Ontario a shameful score of 45 out of 100, confi... More
November 16, 2020

NDP urges Ford to crack down on illegal evictions

QUEEN’S PARK — NDP MPP Jessica Bell’s (University—Rosedale) private member’s bill, Protecting Renters from Illegal Evictions Act, went to second reading in the Ontario legislature Monday. The bill ... More
November 13, 2020

Housing Town Hall

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November 13, 2020

Transit infrastructure spending cuts reach $700 million in Ford’s budget

Ford’s 2020-21 budget doesn’t fund the transit projects people are waiting for. Transit infrastructure spending was cut by $700 million, compared to the 2019 budget, which means the chances of tran... More
November 10, 2020

Rosedale Community Survey

Thank you for taking the time to complete MPP Jessica Bell's Community Survey for Rosedale. With the ongoing public health crisis, we're looking for new ways to keep in touch. This survey is meant ... More
November 10, 2020

NDP asks Revenue Canada for review of Charles McVety’s College “charity” finances

QUEEN’S PARK — The NDP is calling on Revenue Canada to review Charles McVety’s Canada Christian College (CCC) charitable tax status in light of information about the college’s finances. Documents i... More
November 9, 2020

Build Transit Right - Roundtable

From Eglinton to Lakeshore to Davenport to Riverdale, transit construction is underway across the GTHA. Building transit is vital for our region, however, residents and businesses have real concer... More
November 6, 2020

Doug Ford moving the goalposts on COVID 19 response

QUEEN’S PARK – NDP MPP Taras Natyshak has released the following statement: "Doug Ford is moving the goal posts with wider alert categories even as cases, transmission and positivity climb and cont... More
November 6, 2020

Mamakwa urges Ford government to step up and fix dire water crisis in Neskantaga

QUEEN’S PARK — Sol Mamakwa, MPP for Kiiwetinoong and NDP Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation critic, has written an open letter to Doug Ford urging him to step up and respond to the dire water ... More
November 5, 2020

Ford’s budget doesn’t take any new actions to make families healthier and safer: NDP

QUEEN’S PARK — NDP Leader Andrea Horwath said Doug Ford’s 2020 budget is waving a white flag in the battle against COVID-19, and telling people: you’re on your own. With Ontario on the brink of a h... More