Building our Province Together

About Us

What We Do

Trades NL: Building Trades of Newfoundland and Labrador (Trades NL) is an umbrella labour organization which promotes and coordinates the interests of 14 building and construction trades unions and their international affiliates operating in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Trades NL, through its affiliates, represents thousands of Newfoundlanders and Labradoreans working to build prosperity in their province.

We are committed to providing highly trained, diverse, safe and highly productive working tradespersons to the Newfoundland and Labrador Building and Construction industry by fostering pride and professionalism in the trades through training for life-long career opportunities.

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Trades

Recruiting, promoting and supporting the Indigenous populations of Newfoundland and Labrador within the skilled trades.

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Press Releases

Trades NL Launches College of Skilled Trades NL

Trades NL Launches College of Skilled Trades NL

December 8, 2023 – Trades NL is proud to announce the launch of the College of Skilled Trades NL. The new college will offer state of the art training over six campuses. At each campus, candidates can complete their pre-apprenticeship training and progress through...

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TRADES NL CELEBRATES NATIONAL INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY

TRADES NL CELEBRATES NATIONAL INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY

June 21st, 2023 – Today is National Indigenous Peoples Day, a time to celebrate and learn about the rich history, culture and diversity of Indigenous Peoples. “Trades NL is proud to celebrate the unique diversity of our members. Indigenous Peoples are hardworking,...

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Trades NL Launches College of Skilled Trades NL

Trades NL Launches College of Skilled Trades NL

December 8, 2023 – Trades NL is proud to announce the launch of the College of Skilled Trades NL. The new college will offer state of the art training over six campuses. At each campus, candidates can complete their pre-apprenticeship training and progress through...

TRADES NL CELEBRATES NATIONAL INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY

TRADES NL CELEBRATES NATIONAL INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY

June 21st, 2023 – Today is National Indigenous Peoples Day, a time to celebrate and learn about the rich history, culture and diversity of Indigenous Peoples. “Trades NL is proud to celebrate the unique diversity of our members. Indigenous Peoples are hardworking,...

TRADES NL OPENS INDIGENOUS SKILLED TRADES OFFICE IN CORNER BROOK

TRADES NL OPENS INDIGENOUS SKILLED TRADES OFFICE IN CORNER BROOK

For Immediate Release June 9th, 2023 – Trades NL officially expanded the Indigenous Skilled Trades Office to Corner Brook. The new office, located in the Commerce Court Building on 50 Main Street in Corner Brook, will enable Trades NL to serve more status and...