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Toronto    : :    5 November 2011    : :    519 Community Centre, 519 Church Street

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Keynote Address – Patrick Burke

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Patrick BurkePatrick BurkePatrick Burke is a 2006 graduate of the University of Notre Dame and is currently in his sixth year as a scout for the Philadelphia Flyers.  Burke's hockey lineage includes his father, Toronto Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke, and his late younger brother, Brendan, who was an openly gay student manager for the Miami University hockey team.  Patrick travels North America speaking as part of the GForce Sports "Invisible Athlete" Forums.  Patrick has been nationally recognised for his work as a straight ally to the gay community, including being recognised alongside his father, Brian, as's 2010 Sportsperson of the Year.  Patrick attends New England Law in Boston.