What country is Ontario?

Here's a good one for the This Hour Has 22 Minutes - Talking to Americans segment. Ray's friend went to rent a car at Hertz. He was served by the Hertz manager. He gives him his Ontario driver's license. Hertz guy looks at the Ontario license, looks at him, says I'm going to need your international driver's license. Kuen (sp?), in bewilderment, replies, "but I'm from Canada."

Hertz guy, "oh."

I could understand if the license said something like Nunavet, but c'mon, Ontario?? How can someone who works in the travel industry not know that Ontario is in Canada? Actually, how can anyone who lives in the country next door not know that?

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