Yes, Brazil has given official notification that as of 15 Nomber 2011 they intend to increase the processing times for visas for people in Ontario and Manitoba.
Up until this week, resdients of Ontario and Manitoba have had the fastest Brazilian visa processing in the country. But as of next week that time will increase to 15 working days according to the Brazilian consul general in Toronto.
This will have no effect, for bettr or for worse, on the already abysmal processing times of up to a month experienced by Western Canadians.
So apply early!
Click here for Brazil visa forms.