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Raptors notch fourth-straight win

TORONTO—While the Raptors ran their record to 4-0, and came close to a franchise record with 36 assists in their highest offensive output of the young season, coach Nick Nurse pointed to his defence after a 127-106 win over the Charlotte Hornets last night.

“I think we created a lot [of offence] out of our defence tonight, which I was probably more happy with,” he remarked.

Canada Post employees begin rotating strike action

OTTAWA—The union representing 50,000 Canada Post employees has begun rotating strikes in four cities across the country.

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers said the 24-hour strikes began today at 12:01 a.m. (local time) in Victoria, Edmonton, and Windsor, Ont., and at 1:01 a.m. in Halifax.

The union said mail still will be delivered in those cities, but will be delayed.