What principles apply to the construction of a trust?

British Columbia, Canada

The following excerpt is from McLean v. McLean, 2017 BCSC 275 (CanLII):

I do not think there is much dispute as to the principles to apply to the trust. The court has the jurisdiction to construe a trust deed. The principals developed for the interpretation of wills apply alike to the construction of trusts (see Wong v. Wong, 2010 BCSC 1331 at para. 7).

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