What's wrong with Canadian students?
Ask a first-year college or university student to name the Prime Minister of Canada or to identify the Atlantic Ocean on a map.
You might be surprised by the answers.
"Geo-illiterate students", as the Royal Canadian Geographical Society call them, may be more common than you think.
Sociology students at Memorial University in St. John's Newfoundland made headlines this past January when their professor revealed that many of them could not identify world continents -- let alone the body of water that surrounds their province.
Now other university professors have come forward admitting that this isn't an isolated case.