General John de Chastelain talks peace at Saint Mary's

General John de Chastelain, former head of the Canadian Armed Forces, former Canadian Ambassador to the US, and honorary degree recipient from Saint Mary's University, spoke Nov. 9 at the McNally Auditorium.

General de Chastelain discussed his time as Chairman of the Independent International Commission on Decommissioning in Northern Ireland and the role he played in the decommissioning of Irish Republican and pro-British Loyalist paramilitary weapons and explosives.

The event was endorsed by Peaceful Schools International.