What is the standard of proof for a plaintiff to mitigate his/her damages?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Yip v. Saran, 2014 BCSC 1283 (CanLII):

There is no dispute that every plaintiff has a duty to mitigate his/her damages, and that the burden of proving a failure to fulfil that duty rests with the defendant, the standard of proof being the balance of probabilities: Janiak v. Ippolito, 1985 CanLII 62 (SCC), [1985] 1 S.C.R. 146. . . .

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