Jeff Burch MPP, Niagara Centre

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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
January 4, 2021

Niagara’s NDP MPPs want Legislature called back immediately

QUEEN’S PARK —Local NDP MPPs Wayne Gates (Niagara Falls), Jeff Burch (Niagara Centre) and Jennie Stevens (St. Catharines), are echoing Andrea Horwath’s demand Monday for Doug Ford to immediately ca... More
December 18, 2020

Niagara region moving to red zone shows desperate need for investments in action

QUEEN’S PARK — NDP MPPs Wayne Gates (Niagara Falls), Jennie Stevens (St. Catharines) and Jeff Burch (Niagara Centre) released the following statement in response to the Niagara region being moved t... More
December 10, 2020

Ford must step up with emergency funding for municipalities to avoid service cuts

WELLAND – Official Opposition NDP Municipal Affairs critic Jeff Burch has released a statement after the Financial Accountability Office (FAO) published a new report revealing that the COVID-19 pan... More
December 8, 2020

NDP calls for investigation into PC insiders benefitting in majority of fast-track development approvals

Ford government has signed 38 Minister’s Zoning Orders, at least half of which benefit PC insiders QUEEN’S PARK – NDP Municipal Affairs critic Jeff Burch says Doug Ford is rolling out the red carpe... More
December 2, 2020

MPP Burch asks Integrity Commissioner to investigate Ford and Xinyi glass factory meetings

QUEEN'S PARK —The NDP's Municipal Affairs critic Jeff Burch (Niagara Centre) wrote to Ontario's Integrity Commissioner asking him to investigate if the Ford government's Minister's Zoning Order (MZ... More
November 24, 2020

Burch demands Health Minister immediately reverse directive that denies pay to health care workers who need to self-isolate

QUEEN’S PARK – NDP MPP Jeff Burch (Niagara Centre) has demanded the Ford government reverse a directive from the Ministry of Health that tells hospitals to stop paying frontline heath care workers ... More
November 2, 2020

Burch’s Bill to Regulate Supportive Living Accommodations Wins Unanimous Support

QUEEN’S PARK – NDP MPP Jeff Burch (Niagara Centre) has released a statement after his private member’s bill, Protecting Vulnerable Persons in Supportive Living Accommodation Act, 2020 (Bill 164), w... More
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