Wally Oppal


WALLY Wally Oppal, O.B.C., Q.C. (born 1940) is a Canadian lawyer, former judge and provincial politician, who is currently serving as the Chancellor of the Thompson Rivers University. He has been a supporter of Kids Play and its goal since the very beginning. His support has helped Kids Play grow.

Mr. Oppal operated his own law practice before going to the Bench. He was appointed to the County Court of Vancouver in 1981 and to the Supreme Court of British Columbia in 1985. In 2003, he was appointed to the British Columbia Court of Appeal where he served until he resigned to seek election to the provincial legislature. He is the second Indo-Canadian Attorney-General of British Columbia.