Does the BCSC have discretion to re-open a case?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Wang v Jiang, 2021 BCSC 243 (CanLII):

It is clear, however, that the discretion to re-open a case is not to be used to allow a party to re-argue a matter or to make alternative arguments that should have been made at the time of trial; Kiebe v. Kiebe, 2020 BCSC 577 at para. 38.

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