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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January 15, 2019

Ford Conservatives once again meddling in municipalities with regional review: NDP Municipal Affairs critic

QUEEN’S PARK — Ontario NDP Municipal Affairs critic Jeff Burch released the following statement in response to the release of further details of the Ford Conservatives’ plans to review Ontario’s re... More
December 1, 2018

MPP Burch says Ministry Official Confirms NPCA 1994 Directive is Null and Void

Welland – MPP Jeff Burch confirmed today that the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authorities' attempted use of an outdated Order In Council from 1994 to oversee new appointments is not valid.  An o... More
November 29, 2018

NDP says provincial auto strategy needed to protect jobs

QUEEN’S PARK – As workers and families continue to reel from the news that General Motors will close its Oshawa plant next year, NDP MPPs Jeff Burch (Niagara Centre) and Lisa Gretzky (Windsor West)... More