Cody MacKay

Multiplatform Journalist

Cody is from Summerside, P.E.I., and is a UPEI History and Carleton Masters of Journalism alum. He joined CBC P.E.I. in July, 2017. Reach him at

Latest from Cody MacKay

UPEI students developing accessible gaming controller for people with disabilities

A group of UPEI students is working to make the world of gaming more accessible by creating a more inclusive controller for people with disabilities.

Designers, models say P.E.I.'s Fashion Weekend was a huge hit — and they're hungry to go again

Designers, models and retailers alike say P.E.I.'s Fashion Weekend was a resounding success, and all the talk in the community is when the next one is going to be. 

Young P.E.I. man learned all about business from his dad. Now he's his dad's boss

Dylan Mugridge was just 20 years old when he started his own business, in the fall of 2020. Back then he never thought that one day his dad, the man who taught him what he knew about the flooring and tile business, would come work for him.

Winter storm warning in effect as P.E.I. braces for 2nd major snowfall of 2022

Winter storm warnings are now in effect across P.E.I. as the province prepares for the second major snowfall of the season.

15 dashing Christmas light displays to see on P.E.I.

Another year, another list of must-see P.E.I. properties with amazing Christmas displays.

By the Numbers: 5 takeaways on how P.E.I. voted this federal election

The 2021 federal election may be wrapped up, but the analysis is far from over.

Former P.E.I. student jailed after accessing mental health care to be released

Mehdi Belhadj will be released from P.E.I.'s provincial corrections centre after being detained for a month, facing the prospect of deportation after accessing mental health care for which he couldn't pay.

Former P.E.I. student detained, faces deportation for accessing mental health care

A man who has lived on P.E.I. for the last 10 years has been detained and is waiting for a ruling on whether he'll be allowed to remain in Canada.

'It touches my heart': Mi'kmaw lawyer called to the bar in historic ceremony, believed to be 1st for P.E.I.

Michael Sima is officially a practising lawyer on Prince Edward Island and he's believed to be the first Indigenous person openly identified to be called to the bar on the Island.

Darcie Lanthier, Michael MacLean to run for the Greens on P.E.I.

Darcie Lanthier and Michael MacLean will be running for the Green Party in Charlottetown and Cardigan respectively, rounding out the party's candidate roster on P.E.I. for the 2021 federal election.