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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September 24, 2020

Burch: Ford government needs to make decisions based on evidence – not make evidence based on their decisions

QUEEN’S PARK – NDP MPP Jeff Burch (Niagara Centre) was at the Ontario legislature this week to urge the Minister of Education to follow the evidence and cap class sizes at 15 students, following an... More
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