Cody MacKay

Multi-platform Journalist

Cody MacKay is a writer, editor and social media producer for CBC News on Prince Edward Island. From Summerside, he's a UPEI history and Carleton masters of journalism grad who joined CBC P.E.I. in 2017. You can reach him at or on social media as @CodyBMac

Latest from Cody MacKay

P.E.I.'s gas prices are going to jump in July. But by how much, exactly?

New federal Clean Fuel Regulations take effect in July, and there's much political sparring on P.E.I. around how much this is going to cost people at the pumps.

P.E.I. Liberal Leader Sharon Cameron stepping down after failing to win seat

P.E.I. Liberal Leader Sharon Cameron is stepping down as head of the party after failing to win a seat in the 2023 provincial election — though still defending her decision to run against Green Leader Peter Bevan-Baker in New Haven-Rocky Point.
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'I need to make it happen': Pressure's on for PCs to turn campaign promises into reality

Premier Dennis King said on election night: 'Tonight we party; tonight we celebrate. But tomorrow we get back to work.' Welcome to tomorrow. 

Despite record-high number of women candidates for P.E.I. election, only 7 elected

Although more than 50 female candidates were on the ballot for the 2023 P.E.I. election, only seven have been elected to the legislature. 
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Dennis King promises humility, kindness after winning 2nd term as P.E.I. premier

Dennis King will return for a second term as premier of Prince Edward Island after his Progressive Conservatives won 22 seats for a commanding victory in the 2023 provincial election. 
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Everything you need to know about how to vote in P.E.I.'s election

Here's everything you need to know about how to cast your ballot in Prince Edward Island's provincial election today. Polls are open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. AT.
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10 districts to watch in P.E.I.'s April 3 provincial election

With 27 districts from tip to tip, five parties and 119 candidates, there's plenty for Prince Edward Islanders to keep an eye on as results roll in Monday evening. Here are 10 key districts to keep an eye on.

Meet the party leaders running in P.E.I.'s provincial election

As we enter the final days of the 2023 provincial election, we spoke with the leaders about the campaign, the issues that matter most to them, and their party then and now. 
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Over 34% of eligible Islanders vote in advance polls, down from 2019 turnout

Advance polls for the April 3 Prince Edward Island election wrapped up across the province on Friday, with over 34% of eligible voters having cast their ballots early.
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P.E.I. party leaders debate health care, housing ahead of provincial election

Health care took centre stage as the leaders of Prince Edward Island's four main political parties faced off in a televised debate ahead of the provincial election.