Does the burden of proof change when the trial judge reversed the burden?

British Columbia, Canada

The following excerpt is from Staley v. Squirrel Systems of Canada, Ltd., 2013 BCCA 201 (CanLII):

Whether the trial judge reversed the burden of proof is a question of law, to be determined on a correctness standard: Housen v. Nikolaisen, [2002] 2 S.C.R. 235, 2002 SCC 33.

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