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

'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.

Province removing model fishing village by Wood Islands Lighthouse

The province has contracted a company to remove the aged model fishing village in Wood Islands, P.E.I., because the buildings have been determined to be a safety risk.

Wing and a prayer: How a P.E.I. beekeeper hopes to keep his hives alive this winter

After months of research, a beekeeper in Mermaid, P.E.I., is taking a few extra steps this winter to try and keep his hives alive.

Picture of a Good Samaritan: P.E.I. photographer comes to aid of sick dog

Amy Arsenault is from Richmond, P.E.I., and heard through a friend that a dog in her community was "not doing so well," and that the family was looking for help in paying vet costs. 

P.E.I. man rescues bird 'frozen to the ground' after Sunday's storm

A resident of P.E.I. helped free a bird left "completely frozen to the ground" after a bout of freezing rain and snow hit the Island on Sunday.

'Iconic' moment as P.E.I. hockey players celebrate Canada's world junior title

In the final moments of the gold medal game between Canada and Russia everything paused at the Pownal Sports Centre. And then, as Canada won, the rink filled with cheer.

Here are P.E.I.'s top baby names of 2019

Royal names remained popular this year, but didn't take the number one spot among girls and boys born on Prince Edward Island.

N.S. woman looking for Islanders who helped after highway accident

A woman in Nova Scotia is looking to thank the three Prince Edward Islanders who helped her after her truck spun out of control and got stuck in the median of the highway.

5 fun things to do this final weekend before Christmas

This pre-Christmas weekend is going to be a busy one for last-minute shoppers, but if you're looking for a break from the race here are some things you can do this weekend.

7 incredible Christmas light shows to see on P.E.I.

If you enjoy visiting Christmas light displays and seeing houses dance and pop to the tunes of the holidays, Prince Edward Island is paradise.

Atlantic Canadians strongly support mandatory vaccinations for school-aged children, poll suggests

Nine in 10 Atlantic Canadians completely or mostly support mandatory vaccinations for school-aged children, according to a recent poll.

'Priceless' moment as horse clip-clops into P.E.I. manor for a visit

On first glance you'd have thought Queen got lost, as the towering Belgian horse clip-clopped her way into the front doors of a manor in eastern P.E.I. But this was a planned visit.

Breast cancer survivors 'in dire need' of life-saving drug

A Prince Edward Island woman is one of many across the province and the country in "dire need" of a life-saving cancer drug amid a national shortage.
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From spooky to spectacular: Islanders' Halloween costumes are sure to scare

From goats with devil horns to hot dogs, Spider-Man and Scooby Doo, Islanders know how to celebrate Halloween.