Peter Armstrong

Peter Armstrong is a long standing host and correspondent with CBC.

He hosted the award winning news program World Report and was host of CBC News Network's daily business show, On The Money. He is currently sitting in as host of CBC's Saturday morning program DAY 6.

Armstrong has spent years reporting on the economy. He has worked as a foreign correspondent based out of CBC's Jerusalem bureau and a Parliamentary reporter in Ottawa. He has reported from the frontlines in Afghanistan, embedded with Canadian, U.S. and British Troops. He covered the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and countless other assignments around the world. More recently, he covered the 2021 earthquake and humanitarian disaster in Haiti.

An award-winning journalist, Armstrong has worked in CBC locations across Canada, beginning in Quebec City with stops in Saint John, Toronto, Ottawa and Vancouver. 

Originally from Oakville, Ont., Armstrong is bilingual in French and English. He is a graduate of Acadia University in Nova Scotia and completed his journalism studies at l'Universite Laval in Quebec City.

Armstrong is married to Canadian journalist Piya Chattopadhyay.

Peter Armstrong

Role

Senior Business Correspondent

Peter Armstrong

Role

Senior Business Correspondent