Laura Sanderson is a manager with Starbucks Coffee Canada and has been involved in collaborative-leadership roles in non-for-profits as well. She has participated in grassroots campaigns to raise awareness and action on poverty, economy, and environmental issues. Laura ran for the Green Party of Canada during the 2015 Federal Election.
Laura spent her early 20s living in Winnipeg, Manitoba where she witnessed economic and social divides as part of a standard culture. In her mid-20s she moved to Toronto, where she got to experience multiculturalism that was thriving. In Toronto, she met her husband - who was from Moncton - and they moved back to the Maritimes in 2016.
Laura, her husband Louis Vautour, and their dog Bailey live in the Jones Lake area in the Moncton South riding where she is a candidate for the Green Party of New Brunswick