Federal Finance minister Bill Morneau says Canada should be exempted from the aluminum and steel tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump is weighing. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

Federal Finance minister Bill Morneau says Canada should be exempted from the aluminum and steel tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump is weighing. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

Opponents of the tariffs spent Thursday engaged in last-minute lobbying to blunt the impact.

They won’t be subject to tariffs on steel and aluminum if they sign a NAFTA that satisfies the U.S.

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