What is the test for the purpose of pleading in a civil case?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Afifi v British Columbia (Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training), 2020 BCSC 1451 (CanLII):

In Homalco Indian Band v. British Columbia (1998), 25 C.P.C. (4th) 107 (B.C.S.C.) [Homalco], Mr. Justice Smith described the object and purpose of appropriate pleadings in the following manner at para. 5:

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