Citxw Nlaka'pamux Assembly

  • Not-for-profit corporation
  • Governed by Chiefs from the Participating Bands
  • Represents the Participating Bands and responsible for meeting all commitments outlined by the HVC and provincial agreements
  • Initiates NLX Legacy Trust and hires staff
  • Makes trustee appointments to the NLX Legacy Trust
  • Requests, reviews and recommends applications for Available Nation Funds
  • Long-term stability for Participating Bands on management of settlement
  • Clear process to enforce and amend settlement agreements

Teck Highland Valley Copper

Teck Highland Valley Copper (HVC) is a large open-pit copper and molybdenum mine located approximately 17 km west of Logan Lake, BC on Highway 97C. The mine operates within the Traditional Territory of the Nlaka’pamux First Nation. It has been in operation since the mid-sixties and is one of the largest copper mines in North America. Teck HVC provides employment to approximately one thousand people.

Teck HVC is a member of the Mining Association of Canada’s Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) initiative. TSM outlines that members must engage with communities, be committed to the safety of employees and surrounding communities, and have sound environmental practices. Further, Teck HVC has devised its own sustainability strategy which has seven core components: community, water, our people, biodiversity, energy, climate change, and air. For each of these categories Teck HVC has developed short and long term goals.

Employment & Training


  • Job & Training Opportunities
  • Job Retention Support
  • Job Coaching & Career Planning
  • Job Search Support
  • Interview Preparation Support
  • Teck HVC Online Application Support
  • Teck HVC Hiring Process Support
  • Tutoring Support
  • Driver’s Licence Support
  • $500 Grade 12 Diploma Bursaries from 2011 to Present Academic Year
  • $1500 Post-Secondary Diploma Bursaries from 2011 to Present Academic Year
  • $1500 Red Seal Bursary from 2011 to Present Academic Year

Who Qualifies for Services:

  • CNA Participating Band Members
  • CNA Members On & Off Reserve
  • CNA Employed or Unemployed Members

CNA Participating Bands:

  •  Ashcroft Indian Band
  • Boston Bar Fist Nation
  • Coldwater Indian Band
  • Cook’s Ferry Indian Band
  • Nicomen Indian Band
  • Nooaitch Indian Band
  • Shackan Indian Band
  • Siska Indian Band