Many Maritime schools are closed Monday after a powerful storm swept through the region, causing widespread power outages and damage.

All public schools in Nova Scotia will be closed for the day.

The provincial government says officials are continuing to assess all schools and ensure that buildings and properties are safe before students and staff return.

As a result, the Emergency Management Office has recommended that schools remain closed as the cleanup continues after Hurricane Dorian.

All schools in le Conseil scolaire acadien provincial will also be closed Monday.

The Nova Scotia Community College says all of its campuses across the province will be closed as cleanup efforts continue.

Al post-secondary schools in Halifax will be closed, including Saint Mary's University, Mount Saint Vincent University, NSCAD, the University of King's College, and Dalhousie University. Dalhousie's Truro campus is also closed.

All English and French public schools on Prince Edward Island will also be closed.

Most schools in New Brunswick are open, with a few exceptions.

St. Martins School in the Anglophone South School District is closed.

In the Anglophone East School District, Caledonia Regional High School, Edith Cavell School, Hillsborough Elementary School, Port Elgin Regional School, Riverside Consolidated School, Riverview High School, and Shediac Cape School are closed.