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 16 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.

Unions

Trades

Indigenous Office

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

Newsroom

Press Releases

Trades NL Members Support Annual Christmas Kettle Campaign

Trades NL Members Support Annual Christmas Kettle Campaign

For Immediate Release November 18th, 2022 – Today, Trades NL President Tom Woodford visited The Salvation Army Divisional Headquarters in St. John’s NL, to present a cheque in support of their annual Christmas Kettle Campaign. Trades NL Members are among the first to...

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Trades NL Members Support Annual Christmas Kettle Campaign

Trades NL Members Support Annual Christmas Kettle Campaign

For Immediate Release November 18th, 2022 – Today, Trades NL President Tom Woodford visited The Salvation Army Divisional Headquarters in St. John’s NL, to present a cheque in support of their annual Christmas Kettle Campaign. Trades NL Members are among the first to...