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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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July 17, 2020

NDP’s Burch: Municipalities need more than a band-aid

WELLAND – Jeff Burch MPP (Niagara Centre), the Official Opposition NDP’s critic for Municipal Affairs, has issued a statement following the federal government’s announcement of a Safe Restart agree... More
July 3, 2020

NDP’s Burch urges Ford to provide emergency operating relief funding for municipalities

WELLAND – NDP Municipal Affairs critic Jeff BurchMPP (Niagara Centre) has written an open letter to Doug Ford urging him to respond to the dire financial situation facing municipal governments acro... More
December 4, 2019

Request for the OPP to review allegations of corruption at the Regional Municipality of Niagara

Commissioner Thomas Carrique Ontario Provincial Police - General Headquarters Lincoln M. Alexander Building 777 Memorial Avenue Orillia, ON L3V 7V3 December 4, 2019 Dear Commissioner Carrique, Requ... More