Debra Arbec is a Canadian journalist. For 13 years, she worked at CTV Montreal, beginning December in 1997 as weekend anchor and news reporter. In 2003, she stepped up to the Monday to Friday at 11:30 anchor position. That same year, she began her segment called Debra Arbec’s My Montreal which ran weekly on the newscast and featured the culture and traditions of multi-ethnic Montreal.
On May 11, 2011 she announced that she was leaving CTV Montreal and made her debut on Monday, July 4, 2011 as the main co-anchor of the supper-hour newscast at CBC Montreal with Andrew Chang, replacing the departed Jennifer Hall.
Arbec grew up in Rawdon, Quebec. She has a degree in broadcast journalism from Concordia University. She has been married to CTV Montreal sportscaster Brian Wilde since 2006 and is an avid runner.
Arbec began her on-air career in Montreal in 1989.