- Performed with Canada's Royal Academy of Dance for 12 years before an ankle injury forced her to give up dance.
- Turned to hockey after dance and became a goalie for the Leaside Wildcats in Toronto; won the Toronto City Championships in 2002.
- First acting job was in a cereal commercial; later landed the role of Bess Lawrence on Little Men.
- Big break in acting came in 2002 at age 16 when she was cast as Dinah Lance (aka Black Canary) on Birds of Prey.
- Took a break from acting from 2003 to 2008 to concentrate on her education and backpack through western Europe.
- Appeared in recurring roles on Flashpoint, The Listener and Lost Girl.
- Uttered the famous line "Mr. Grey will see you now," as Andrea, Grey's personal assistant in Fifty Shades of Grey.
- Appears as Queen Elizabeth on Reign.
- Favorite author is C.S. Lewis; has read The Chronicles of Narnia series roughly 20 times.
- Hobbies include drawing and playing the cello.
- Is fluent in Norwegian.