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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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
May 5, 2021

Burch holds Fullerton responsible for deadly failures in local long-term care

QUEEN’S PARK – The minister of long-term care needs to take responsibility for failing seniors, said MPP Jeff Burch (Niagara Centre). The Ford government must take action now to protect them, Burch... More
January 8, 2021

NDP MPPs call on the Ford government to work with public health on vaccine distribution for Niagara

NIAGARA –  NDP MPPs Wayne Gates (Niagara Falls), Jennie Stevens (St. Catharines) and Jeff Burch (Niagara Centre) are calling on the Ford Government to increase the role of Niagara Public Health in ... More