Does a petition brought by a party to the Court of Appeal have to be referred to the trial list?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Xing v Aikang GP (006) Management Ltd., 2021 BCSC 1787 (CanLII):

This Court has long held that proceedings brought by petition should be referred to the trial list when there are disputes of fact or law, unless the party requesting the trial is bound to lose: … Robertson v. Dhillon, 2015 BCCA 469 at paras. 55–56.

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