This court has the jurisdiction to control its process and to that end is empowered to stay an action. The commencement by a plaintiff of more than one application against a defendant in relation to the same dispute or matter can be an abuse of process. The usual remedy for such an abuse is to stay one of the proceedings [citations omitted]. (e) Lacharity was cited with approval in Drover v. BCE Inc., 2013 BCSC 1341 in which Mr. Justice Weatherill, after reviewing the authorities, concluded as follows:
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