This statement hasn't changed over at Elections BC:
The Post from December 2, 2010 hasn't changed either. The Prime Rate was supplied by the principal banker, CIBC, to the Province of British Columbia. The photo below said it was "Updated on Sept 9, 2010" for September 9, 2010
Here we are, and with the help of this graph, it shows we have been moving "sideways" since September 2010
Five year overview from 2006 to 2011:
If anyone is looking for the 9% Indemnity Prime Rate on this graph, it would be just about in the middle of the black border to the right of the phrase "Interactive Chart" coloured bar in RED.
The going rate in April of 2004 when BC Rail was sold to CN Rail was 3.75%