Does a successful litigant have a right to appeal against an award of costs?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Briante v. Vancouver Island Health Authority, 2015 BCSC 807 (CanLII):

Rather, in this context, the question is whether an award of costs would create such a hardship for an unsuccessful litigant that it would impact that litigant's general financial security and well-being: Petroczi v. Petroczi, 2011 BCSC 1223 at para. 38.

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