What is the test for mitigation of bad reputation damages?

British Columbia, Canada

The following excerpt is from Galloway v A.B, 2021 BCSC 2344 (CanLII):

In addition, a defendant wishing to rely on a mitigation of damages based on a bad reputation must plead and prove the material facts. The proof must be based on actual evidence of general reputation, and evidence of particular acts of alleged misconduct is not permitted. See Nazerali v. Mitchell, 2018 BCCA 104, at paras. 53, 66, 68-69.

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