Just reading about this for the first time and since the CFL and Canadian football isn't really mainstream, I'm thinking we all might have some inclusion or at least some commonalities with this association?
Popular Culture Association of Canada stands on guard for the true north, strong and geeky
[i]Surprising as it may sound, there is indeed such a thing as the Popular Culture Association of Canada and, now in its second year, the group is growing. Under duress, they say, from a library-closing, CBC budget-slashing Conservative government, the organization, which opens its three-day conference May 10 in Niagara Falls, Ont., seems to be rallying the troops as it strives to keep multiple enemies at bay.
“I get the sense that anything cultural is seen as gravy, to use the Toronto term,? says Scott Henderson, an associate professor in communication, popular culture and film at Brock University and the one spearheading the loosely affiliated band of critical Canadian pop culture thinkers that mirrors groups in Australia, Britain and the United States. “It’s easy to blow off water cooler talk about popular shows or movies, but that’s what shapes our attitudes. Someone needs to understand these processes — they help shape who we are.?[/i]