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Team Ottawa

Team Ottawa was represented by Yana Banzen and Kowlasar Misir from the University of Ottawa, Ontario. Thank you to Ng Ariss Fong Lawyers for sponsoring Team Ottawa!



Yana lived in Russia and Kazakhstan for most of her life. She has a degree in Psychology and is in her third year of law school at the University of Ottawa. She loves weight-training and cooking and lives in Calgary.

Yana's Twitter username is @ybanzen.





Kowlasar was born in Guyana and now calls Canada home. He has a graduate degree in Chemistry and is in his final year of law school at the University of Ottawa. He loves to travel and has a friend in almost every part of the world. He is looking forward to working for the Department of Justice office in Toronto.

Kowlasar's Twitter username is @kowlasarmisir.



Team Ottawa represented the Treaty 8 Nations of Alberta (an intervenor) in the moot.  Read their Factum (written argument) and see how they tweeted their case on West Coast's Twitter Feed

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