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

P.E.I. film The Song and the Sorrow available to watch on CBC Gem

Canadians across the country will be able to view the P.E.I. film The Song and the Sorrow anywhere, anytime starting Friday at 10 a.m.

Nearly 25% of votes cast in deferred election so far

970 voters have cast their ballots so far in the advance polls for the District 9 deferred election.

Some P.E.I. voters confused about eligibility in District 9 election

Candidates and campaign staff in District 9 Charlottetown-Hillsborough Park are hearing from upset or confused voters, as there are rules that make some voters ineligible.

Many Islanders happy with P.E.I.'s plastic bag ban: Your Comments

Many Islanders weighed in on CBC Prince Edward Island's Facebook page in response to our story about the first days of the plastic bag ban, and most said it was a "great step" forward for the province.

11th annual Cavendish Beach Music Festival set to open Friday

Cavendish Beach Music Festival is about to begin its 11th season, and, in case you missed it, some of the world's biggest acts in country about to touchdown on Prince Edward Island.

Meet the 4 candidates in District 9 Charlottetown-Hillsborough Park

District 9 Charlottetown-Hillsborough has four candidates vying for the final seat in the legislature, one from each of the four parties on P.E.I.

Your P.E.I.: Magical views recap spring

What started as a snowy, slushy spring wound up being a pretty picturesque — here are some of your photos recapping spring on P.E.I.

P.E.I.'s Eastlink Centre to live stream Raptors, Warriors Game 6

The City of Charlottetown has partnered with the venue to host a live screening of the game, in which the Toronto Raptors will play the Golden State Warriors in Oakland, California.

'All I did was start crying': 2 women say they lost thousands in P.E.I. rental scam

Two separate apartment hunters say they're out thousands of dollars after being scammed while looking for a place to rent in Charlottetown.

Here are some of the best places on P.E.I. to catch a sunrise or sunset

Living on the Island, just about anywhere will offer an incredible view of a sunset or a sunrise.

Puzzling pictures and an Englishman's 'life-changing' journey to P.E.I.

Paul Harbord has flown across the Atlantic, driven through the Maritimes and finally reached Prince Edward Island so he can walk in the footsteps of his grandfather.

How an 8-year-old stole the show at the ECMAs red carpet

If you had an eye on the red carpet at the ECMAs, or even walked it yourself, you probably know Josie Carmichael.
PEI Votes

Who's in, who's out: Meet the new legislative assembly on P.E.I.

New faces, new government and mix of party colours in the House the likes of which Prince Edward Island has never seen.

Weather, pregnancy, sprints and mud: What campaigning is like for some on P.E.I.

Whether it's a rural or urban district, trekking through them on a campaign can be tiring, energizing and downright hard to deal with because of weather.
PEI Votes

Districts to watch in the P.E.I. election

Any district is arguably one to watch. Every kitchen in the province has a different take on the winds of change or whether they even exist. But there are at least seven to watch because they are the battlegrounds without an incumbent, or a race involving a leader.