Jeff Burch MPP, Niagara Centre

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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
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
October 25, 2019

Ford’s forced amalgamation mission a waste of time and money

WELLAND — The NDP’s Municipal Affairs critic, Jeff Burch, released the following statement regarding Doug Ford’s decision to give up on his scheme to force municipalities to amalgamate: “Doug Ford ... More
July 8, 2019

NDP slams Ford’s cut to cancer-screening bus as short-sighted

NIAGARA — Jeff Burch, NDP MPP for Niagara Centre, slammed Doug Ford’s decision to pull the plug on a mobile unit that helps residents of Hamilton, Burlington and Niagara access cancer screening as ... More
June 7, 2019

Niagara's opposition MPPs slammed provincial legislation that would cap pay raises for public sector workers

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May 21, 2019

Ford’s consultant auditor scheme a PR stunt, waste of cash: NDP

WELLAND— NDP Official Opposition Municipal Affairs critic Jeff Burch released the following statement regarding Doug Ford’s latest scheme to use $ 7.35 million in public money to have private consu... More
April 30, 2019

NDP to Ford: Listen to mayors, stop the cuts

QUEEN’S PARK — Jeff Burch, Ontario NDP critic for Municipal Affairs released the following statement as the mayors of more than two-dozen big cities speak up to fight Doug Ford’s cuts to municipali... More
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