What is the standard of review relating to findings of fact?

Ontario, Canada


The following excerpt is from Capreit Limited Partnership v. Griffin, 2016 ONSC 5150 (CanLII):

The standard of review relating to findings of fact as set out in Housen v. Nikolaisen, 2002 SCC 33 is that they cannot be disturbed on appeal unless the trial judge made a palpable and overriding error or are otherwise clearly wrong, unreasonable or not supported by the evidence.

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