Jean Chretien — Canadian Statesman born on January 11, 1934,

Joseph Jacques Jean Chrétien PC OM CC QC, known commonly as Jean Chrétien, is a Canadian politician and statesman who served as the 20th Prime Minister of Canada from November 4, 1993 to December 12, 2003... (wikipedia)

A proof is a proof. What kind of a proof? It's a proof. A proof is a proof. And when you have a good proof, it's because it's proven.
You have to look at history as an evolution of society.
Deficit reduction is not an end in itself. It is the means to an end. Canadians must now decide what kind of country they want to build with the hard-won dividend.