Dr. John Colton


Colton, J. (2017). Energy and social acceptance: the case of tidal energy development in Nova Scotia. EECOM Annual Conference, Acadia University, Wolfville, May. 

Colton, J. (October 13, 2016). Social Acceptance and Energy Development. Invited speaker at conference on social license and energy development. Memorial University, St. John’s, NFLD.

Colton, J., and Whitney-Squire, K.  (2015). Community-based tourism and language revitalization in Haida Gwaii, Canada. Recreation Nova Scotia annual conference, Digby, NS, October.

MacDougall, S. and Colton, J. (2015) Engagement, Information and Acceptance of Tidal Energy Development: The Nova Scotia Experience, Published abstract and presentation,  Coastal and Marine Research Group and Energy Geographies Working Group,  Royal Geological Society 2015 Conference, Exeter, UK.

Colton, J. (2014). Developing a social license: Tidal energy development in Nova Scotia. International Conference on Ocean Energy, Halifax. October. 

Colton, J. (2014). Working toward a social license for marine renewable energy development in Nova Scotia. Offshore Energy Research Assoication Research and Development Conference, World Trade Centre, Halifax, May.

Colton, J. (2014). Best practices in community engagement. Kings County Energy Forum, Kentville, January.

Colton, J. (2013). Engaging stakeholders in tidal energy development. Offshore Energy Association, Halifax, October.

Colton, J. (2012). Engaging stakeholders in Tidal energy development. Research Summit, Acadia University. October.

Colton, J. (2013). The role of the community and business tidal energy toolkit in supporting stakeholder engagement. Digby Tidal Energy Forum, April.

Colton, J. (2013). Presentation on community and business tidal energy toolkit. Tidal Energy Research and Development Forum, Acadia University. May.

Squire, K., & Colton, J. (2011). The role of art and language in aboriginal ecotourism development. Australia, New Zealand Leisure Association Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand, December.

 Squire, K., & Colton, J. (2010). Aboriginal ecotourism and community development in Haida Gwaii. Recreation Nova Scotia Annual Conference, Halifax, November.

Colton, J. (2010). Building sustainable community through service learning opportunities. Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education Annual Conference, Denver, September.

Colton, J. & Squire, K. (2009). Exploring the relationship between aboriginal tourism

and community development. Tourism, Travel, and Research Association (TTRA) Annual Conference, University of Guelph, ON, October.

Colton, J., & Squire, K. (2009). Can aboriginal ecotourism build community? Recreation Nova Scotia Annual Conference, Oak Island, NS, October.

Colton, J. & Noiles, J. (2009). Outreach, service, and partnerships: Exploring the University’s role in promoting sustainable development. Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education Annual Conference, Indianapolis, September. 

Colton, J, Carelson, L. (2008). The Wolfville Sustainability Initiative: Bridging the green Gap. What's Working in Community Development: International Association of Community Development Annual Conference, Wolfville, July.

Colton, J. Bissix, G., & Callaghan, E.(2007). Managing Community Capital for Sustainability. Paper presented at the Elizabeth May Conference for Ecological Integrity, Halifax, June.

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