Government of Ontario

Jeff Burch

MPP, Niagara Centre

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Jeff is the MPP for Niagara Centre, representing the NDP and carrying on the legacy of Mel Swart, Peter Kormos & Cindy Forster.

Jeff Burch is a tireless community volunteer around issues such as mental health and poverty and is a founder and organizer of the Ed Smith Legal Defence Fund and A Better Niagara grassroots political organization. He has experience dealing with multiple Ontario Government Ministries including Health, Labour, Citizenship and Immigration, Municipal Affairs and Social Services.

Jeff is a lifelong Niagara resident. He lives with his wife Linda and 10 year old son Jackson. Jeff was elected as the Member of Provincial Parliament for Niagara Centre on June 7th, 2018.

Since being elected, Jeff has been an advocate for the rights of municipalities, affordable housing, and successfully passed his first Private Members Motion on bringing year-round Go Rail service to Niagara. MPP Jeff Burch serves at the Critic for Municipal Affairs for the Official Opposition.

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October 25, 2019

Ford’s forced amalgamation mission a waste of time and money

WELLAND — The NDP’s Municipal Affairs critic, Jeff Burch, released the following statement regarding Doug Ford’s decision to give up on his scheme to force municipalities to amalgamate: “Doug Ford ... More
July 8, 2019

NDP slams Ford’s cut to cancer-screening bus as short-sighted

NIAGARA — Jeff Burch, NDP MPP for Niagara Centre, slammed Doug Ford’s decision to pull the plug on a mobile unit that helps residents of Hamilton, Burlington and Niagara access cancer screening as ... More
June 7, 2019

Niagara's opposition MPPs slammed provincial legislation that would cap pay raises for public sector workers

Read the article from the Welland Tribune.  More