The Pat Burns Foundation aims to pay tribute to the respected man that was Pat Burns and his success and glowing career as a hockey coach. To do this, the Foundation will honor the last wishes of Mr. Burns and thus promote and support amateur sports in Gatineau.


  • Recognition of coaches in any sport;

  • Issuance of scholarships to coaches to finance training and equipment;

  • Issuance of scholarships to young athletes for the development of amateur sports.


In the longer term, the Foundation will:


  • Perpetuate the memory of
    Pat Burns;

  • Contributes to the future of amateur sports;

  • Ensures the continuity of the succession of coaches in the Gatineau region.


The actions made by the Pat Burns Foundation are based on the same values for which Pat Burns was himself recognized: 





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