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Ryerson University

The Ryerson University Rams join the You Can Play team, promoting diversity, inclusion and respect for all athletes regardless of race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, relation or other factors.

The Toronto university is represented in this video by Peter Haastrup (soccer), Chelsea Jensen (volleyball), Aaron Best (basketball), Parvinder Sachdeva (badminton), Janella Brodett (hockey), Lisa Jensen (figure skating) and Kristen Wavryk (fencing). Sachdeva is the first badminton player to appear in a You Can Play video.

The video was scripted, filmed and edited by Ryerson video journalist Shannon Cuciz.

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