What is the difference between civil remedy and criminal costs?

Alberta, Canada

The following excerpt is from R v LL, 2013 ABQB 531 (CanLII):

Instead the long-standing distinction between civil remedy and criminal costs can be traced back to Berry v. British Transport Commission (1962) 1 Q.B. 306 where an award of costs in favour of an accused did not extinguish that person’s right to sue and receive tort damages.

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