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The plan, a vision for transforming Canada's electricity sector, was unveiled in Vancouver and featured discussions with local cleantech companies.

The Vancouver-based startup lets users train a robot to scrape any website in two minutes — with no code.

It’s a hot space for investment, and a complicated one, too. We spoke to a number of local funders to help demystify the industry. Members-only article.

Plus, two anchor companies released their Q2 financials, and nine other stories you may have missed. Read our top member briefing from last week. Members-only.

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