What is the test for determining if an owner caused damage to a strata?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from The Owners, Strata Plan NW 2847 v. Charleston, 2019 BCCRT 555 (CanLII):

24. The test for determining if the owner caused the damage is the “but for” test. The strata must prove that it is more likely than not that the damage would not have occurred “but for” the owner’s negligent act or inaction (Clements v. Clements, 2012 SCC 32 at paragraph 8).

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