May 7, 2015 4:09 pm
Updated: May 7, 2015 9:51 pm

Notley getting used to being called premier; plans first caucus meeting


WATCH: Alberta Premier-designate Rachel Notley speaks with Chief Political Correspondent Tom Clark about the historic win for the NDP.

EDMONTON – Alberta’s Rachel Notley says she’s starting to get used to people calling her premier and she plans to hold her first caucus meeting on Saturday.

She says she’s been having good meetings about the issues the NDP faces as it moves to take over.

READ MORE: Premier-elect Notley to reassure business leaders, industry ‘things are A-OK’ 

Notley was speaking before a meeting with Alberta Lt.-Gov. Donald Ethell in which he will ask her whether she is able to form the next government.

She says she’s been receiving calls from premiers and others across the country offering advice.

WATCH: Alberta’s Rachel Notley says she’s starting to get used to people calling her premier. Tom Vernon has the latest on her plans.

Notley says her transition team is pulling things together, but is still figuring out logistics involving computers and “where to plug in the phone.”

READ MORE: Orange crush: NDP stomps out 44-year PC dynasty, Jim Prentice resigns 

The NDP won a majority in Tuesday’s election and toppled the 44-year-old Progressive Conservative dynasty.

Click here to find out how your polling area voted in the Alberta election.

With files from Global News

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