It is with sadness that I inform you of the passing of Phil Cunnington a few days ago at his home in Coquitlam, B.C.
Algonquin College is ending its operations in Saudi Arabia, citing financial reasons. What it didn’t point to – though it should have been a major factor in the decision – is the gross human rights record of the Saudi government and its treatment of women.
After just three years, Algonquin College is pulling out of Saudi Arabia. The college announced in a news release that its board of governors has directed senior management to transfer the responsibility of Algonquin College Saudi Arabia back to authorities in that country.