Recap

Car pool lanes, flooding top Premier Redford's agenda

Alberta Premier Alison Redford outlined her government's priorities for the fall sitting, which started Monday afternoon.

Alberta government outlines agenda for fall sitting

Premier Alison Redford spoke to the Conservative caucus Monday morning to outline the fall agenda. (CBC)

Alberta Premier Alison Redford outlined her government's priorities for the fall sitting, which started Monday afternoon. 

In a speech to the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce, Redford was expected to introduce legislation to reduce commute times with dedicated bus lanes, car pool lanes and separate lanes for slow-moving vehicles.

She also outlined how the province will better protect Albertans from future floods.

CBC reporters Kim Trynacity, John Archer and Trisha Estabrooks live-tweeted some of the events of the first day of the fall sitting below.

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