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New West is Western Canada’s oldest city. Named by Queen Victoria, the Royal City is the revitalized and trendy hidden gem of British Columbia. A historical and cultural hub which has something for everyone, from food and shopping, to arts, theatre, and live entertainment.
Getting to New West
Come and Visit
New Westminster is easy to reach no matter how you choose to travel. Only 30 minutes from Downtown Vancouver via Skytrain or Car. 20 miles from the US border, Tsawwassen Ferry, passenger rail stations, and the YVR Airport. Whether by land, by sea or air, New Westminster is the central West Coast destination.
New West is defined by six unique neighbourhoods. Each with their own characteristics, quirks, and stories to tell.Read More
History of New West
The 1st Capital of BC. The 1st city in Western Canada. The Royal City. The Original Downtown. Home of the Sappers. Known by many names, New West has an amazing story to tell as one of the oldest parts of Metro Vancouver.Read More
Tourism New West
Get to know our wonderful Tourism staff and directors. Here to help you experience their favourite city.Read More