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 6, 2021

Ford must ensure eye care services resume immediately: Burch

QUEEN’S PARK – On behalf of the NDP, MPP Jeff Burch (Niagara Centre) urged the Ford government to stop dragging its feet and restore OHIP-funded eye care services during question period Tuesday. Bu... More
August 10, 2021

Ford quietly gifts another MZO to pal and donor Mario Cortellucci

QUEEN’S PARK – Yet again, Doug Ford has granted a Minister’s Zoning Order (MZO) to benefit top Conservative donor and political ally Mario Cortellucci, a prominent developer who has benefited from ... More
May 17, 2021

Burch goes to bat for Niagara residents with call for safe re-opening of outdoor amenities

Local MPP pledges to keep pressing after Ford Conservatives say no to NDP motion NIAGARA — Jeff Burch, MPP for Niagara Centre, is going to bat for Niagara residents, pledging to keep pressing Doug ... More