Cody MacKay

Web Writer

Cody hails from Summerside, Prince Edward Island, 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

10 brilliant Christmas light displays to see on P.E.I.

Once again, we asked what your favourite Christmas light displays were on P.E.I. and you answered — highlighting the extravagant work Islanders put in to ring in the season. 

Call for capital region 20-somethings to get tested leads to confusion, lineups

All people ages 20 to 29 in the greater Charlottetown area should get a COVID-19 test in the next few days, says Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Heather Morrison and P.E.I. Premier Dennis King.

Readers rejoice: P.E.I. little library fixed by business owner

After this little library was vandalized, Ryan Roach says he figured he'd help out by fixing it back up — for free.

Schools, renos and repairs big-ticket items in P.E.I.'s capital budget

The P.E.I. government is projecting it will spend more than $195 million on capital projects in 2021-2022, with schools, housing, health care and three new roundabouts among the priorities.

Game on for UPEI, Holland College as modified soccer season kicks off

With the AUS and CCAA season cancelled earlier this year, UPEI and Holland College announced Friday that they'll be co-hosting an inter-provincial varsity soccer league for both the men's and women's teams. 

Need to fulfil sick children's wishes on P.E.I. has 'never been greater'

Children's Wish/Make a Wish P.E.I. says it is working on 38 wishes for Island children and it's the highest number at one time that they've tried to grant in the chapter's 34-year history.

Islanders urge those in recovery during COVID-19 to not give up

Recovery groups have started meeting again in person, people in recovery can meet face-to-face with counsellors and the transition unit recently moved back to Mount Herbert and is running as it did before the pandemic.

Trial, error and trust: How P.E.I. students think back-to-school plans will work

There may be the odd mistake as students and staff adjust to the new back-to-school plan, but life at P.E.I. schools should go relatively smoothly as rules become routine, according to some student council presidents.

'Start the car!' Many Islanders ecstatic over Atlantic bubble: Your Comments

Many Prince Edward Islanders were overwhelmed when news broke early Wednesday afternoon that Atlantic Canada would soon bubble — allowing people to travel freely between provinces starting July 3.

Tignish boys build snow boat sculpture to honour late great-grandfather

With the Tignish Winter Carnival underway, three boys have created a large snow sculpture of a fishing boat in honour of their late great-grandfather.