New Westminster Tourism

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New Westminster is a historically important city in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia, Canada, and is a member municipality of the Greater Vancouver Regional District. It was founded by Major-General Richard Moody as the capital of the new-born Colony of British Columbia in 1858, and continued in that role until the Mainland and Island Colonies were merged in 1866, and was the Mainland's largest city from that year until it was passed in population by Vancouver during the first decade of the 20th Century. It is located on the right bank of the Fraser River as it turns southwest towards its estuary, on the southwest side of the Burrard Peninsula and roughly at the centre of the Greater Vancouver region.

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If you are looking for travel information of New Westminster in Canada, you've come to the right place. When planning a trip to New Westminster, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Vancouver. Take a short trip from New Westminster and set some time aside to explore the Vancouver. Dotted with places like Stanley Park, Capilano Suspension Bridge, Vancouver Lookout; it will definitely be a good idea. Also, to reach New Westminster, you'll have to take a flight to Vancouver; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. To explore New Westminster, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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- Know before you go to New Westminster

Facts and Stats for New Westminster*

  • Pollution Statistics in New Westminster

    Know the pollution level of New Westminster before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 75 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 75 (High)
  • New Westminster: Crime and Safety

    How safe is New Westminster for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in New Westminster.

    • Burglary and Theft 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 19.44 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 28.13 (Low)
    • Drug offense 46.88 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 86.11 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 66.67 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 43.75 (Moderate)
  • Living in New Westminster - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of New Westminster is 228.13 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 68.06 (High)
    • Climate Index 86.94 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 15.52 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 17.67 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 64.38 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 76.39 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.7 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 169.71 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in New Westminster

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in New Westminster

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.27 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.25 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.88 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 67.47 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 32.13 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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