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The report, based on a population survey of over 4,000 individuals and a series of extensive interviews with precariously employed workers in the Greater Toronto-Hamilton labour market, provides a detailed picture of the changing nature of Canadian urban labour markets and the impact these changes are having on households and communities.
Danger signs: A construction crane atop a luxury high-rise dangles precariously over the streets of New York and (right) the Hudson River swells and rises over the banks of the Hoboken waterfront in New Jersey.
Dozens of Indonesian school children have been caught on tape shimmying precariously over a partially collapsed rope bridge to get to school.
The car was left hanging precariously from the steel cables at a 45 degree angle.
February 10 1969: Baskerville House appears precariously perched above the huge hole from which Paradise Circus will rise.
State economic officials say that while the bigger plan's significant complexities are hashed out, federal funding for the project along with a critical deal in which the state had arranged to purchase the Farley Building from the United States Postal Service are meanwhile hanging precariously in the balance.
Somewhat precariously located within the Venetian Lagoon, the city of Venice seems surprisingly resilient to change.
Dozens of precariously balanced rocks in southern California tell a story just by standing there: Earthquakes that have occurred on nearby faults in recent millennia haven't exceeded magnitude 7.
She is the precariously steady guide through the turmoil of her own family, the family of the Mitwissers, and that of her historical times.
With his marriage and his future precariously on the line, he must choose which lifestyle he will follow, but tragedy inevitably strikes one of his employees drawn too deep into the club's allure, suffering a nervous breakdown due to gambling problems and internal demons.
Survival was the name of the game, but Culhane, despite being perched precariously, virtually kneeling on Toss The Caber's back, squeezed and nudged him to a half-length success before the saddle went completely round after the line, leaving the rider on the deck.
The interchangeable nature of Ronay's objects can be seen as an attempt to bridge that gap--to make each object like a word in a sentence--but his reticence in revealing authorial intent leaves the viewer with precariously little to hold on to.