POLITICAL ACUMEN TOOLKIT:
CASE STUDIES

The following case studies have been compiled from CAOs across Canada on a variety of political acumen topics. These stories reflect key learnings from the Political Acumen Toolkit and provide further insight into the role political acumen plays in the day-to-day dealings of local government as well as how to use your acuity to deal with unexpected situations. Each case study has been linked to one or more sections of the toolkit where you can learn more about each of the topics covered.

Case Studies

Conflict of Interest in Council
Location: Prince Edward Island
Topics Covered: Council Ethics

Council Divide
Location: Ontario
Topics Covered: Council Ethics, Council & CAO Relationship

Managing Media During a Crisis
Location: Saskatchewan
Topics Covered: Media

Mayor Intimidation
Location: British Columbia
Topics Covered: Council Ethics, Council & CAO Relationship

Media Relations Training
Location: Alberta
Topics Covered: Media

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References

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© Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators

Canadian Association Municipal Administrators
PO Box 128, Station A
Fredericton, NB E3B 4Y2
CANADA

CAMA is a non-profit association open to all senior managers dedicated to improving municipalities in Canada.

Canadian Association Municipal Administrators
PO Box 128, Station A
Fredericton, NB E3B 4Y2
CANADA

© Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators