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Oldgateboatdriver said:95% of Sausi doctors studying in Canada at the resident/fellow level go back to Saudi Arabia or somewhere around there after they graduate. (BTW, what is this bull***t of "recalling" them? They are not the property of the Kingdom [except if you accept that the kingdom is an absolute monarchy that owns its people and they have to obey the king]).
The reason they go back to Saudi Arabia is because they are studying here in positions supernumerary to regular med school/residency/fellowship. Just as we would expect someone whose education is subsidized under a program such as MOTP to do what we tell them, if these individuals have a contract that includes a return of service then when their "employer" (especially one that owns their passport) says come home, you go home. Their positions were bought and paid for by the KSA and while the students/residents have to meet the same prerequisites as others attending a Canadian med school, they don't compete with Canadians for the slots. It is likely that the terms of the contract that the Saudi government has with the med schools includes a clause making the continued attendance of the student contingent on them being contractually obligated to the KSA. When the CF paid for supernumerary med school or residency slots for MOTP/MMTP that was part of the terms for continuing attendance at whatever school.
As for the rest, while it may sting a bit until the situation with fewer residents settle down, it won't cripple the Canadian medical system. Most of the problems really only affect Ontario and Quebec. They seem to have been the medical education destination for most Saudis and judging from the web pages of mostly Ontario based med schools, they are the ones that made it into a business.