- Oct. 01, 2010: NRI, former attorney general Wally Oppal named commissioner to head Pickton inquiry --Attorney General Michael de Jong, QC, announced Wally Oppal QC will head the commission to consider the police investigations of serial killer Robert Pickton. Pickton eventually was convicted of killing six women, but 21 other charges were stayed. The inquiry also will review the January 1998
- May 26, 2009:
After recounting votes, Oppal was defeated by 32 votes-
Vicki Huntington, a daughter
of Ron Huntington, former Progressive Conservative MP from
B.C. who died in 1998, defeats Oppal by 32 votes in Delta
Wally Oppal, MLA appointed Attorney General
Vancouver, July 15, 2005
B.C. Appeal Court Justice Wally Oppal joins
the BC Liberal Team (left), with
Daniel Igali (Surrey Netwon), Carole Taylor (Vancouver-Langara),
Campbell (Vancouver-Point Grey), and Patrick Wong (Vancouver-Kensington)
NRI Wally Oppal, MLA, was elected in the
riding of Vancouver-Fraserview in the 2005 provincial general
election by joining BRITISH COLUMBIA LIBERAL PARTY. . On
June 16, 2005 he was appointed Attorney General of Canada.
A s attorney general he will bring to focus the gang violence
that has rocked the Indo-Canadian community, which has lost
nearly 100 youths.....
Hon. Wally Oppal, Q.C.
Attorney-General and Minister responsible for Multiculturalism
BRITISH COLUMBIA LIBERAL PARTY