Laura began her professional career as a
Residential Counsellor at Huronia Regional Centre in Ontario. She furthered
her education to specialize in Audiology and enjoyed a fulfilling career as Beltone Hearing Centre's first
Audiologist in Victoria, BC. Laura left the health care field after 10 years to
take on new adventures.
After becoming vegetarian and going car-free, Laura embarked on a new adventure of learning
and discovery by constructing
The Biggest Little House in Sidney
with her Love. What started as a green building project soon evolved into a
comprehensive lifestyle strategy, dedicated to the reduction of our carbon
Laura re-entered the workforce in 2014 when she had the opportunity to work for one year as
Constituent Advocate for Elizabeth May, Federal MP for Saanich-Gulf Islands (SGI)
and leader of the Green Party of Canada. Since then she has supported the Green
Party both as a volunteer and as communications and outreach contractor.
Laura has now stepped back from the political fray and is proud to work full
time at the constituency office of Adam Olsen, MLA for Saanich North and the
“We want people to know sustainability is possible to achieve anywhere, not just
for someone living in the country with acreage. It has to be doable anywhere,”
says Teuwen. “It’s simply not sustainable if it’s not replicable.”
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