New Columbia Law Corporation was established in 2017 by Ktunaxa Nation citizen, Troy Hunter.
The firm has experience in Civil Litigation, Commercial Leases, Independent Legal Advice, Family Law, Aboriginal Law, On-Reserve Land issues (such as leasing, property rights), and Child Protection.
Troy Hunter, J.D. (Co-op Law & LL.M. Candidate), is the first and only, ʔaq’amnik (Ktunaxa member of ʔaq’am community) to be called as a lawyer. Hunter has experience with tribunals such as the residential tenancy branch disputes, litigation in B.C. courts, including provincial, supreme, and appeal court, as well as the Federal Court. Hunter was called to the Bar initially in 2013 at the Law Society of Upper Canada (now Law Society of Ontario) and, in 2014, he transferred his license to practice law to British Columbia.
Troy Hunter trained in top tier law firms in Bangkok and Jakarta. His overseas experience included review of major Commercial Leases & Financial Transactions, including an on/off-shore Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) agreement and assistance with due diligence for an Initial Public Offering (IPO). Troy Hunter is an LL.M candidate in Constitutional Law with the Osgoode Hall Law School at York University. His interests include 4k video production, script writing, Ktunaxa traditional knowledge, history and cultural activities.
Some of Troy Hunter’s published articles can be found at