This is the best news out of Brazil for Canadians in a long time --- FREE VISAS !!!
Special Temporary Visas for FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014 issued to Canadians who are either Foreign correspondents,
Dependent of foreign correspondents, Professionals with work permit, Dependent of professional with work permit,
Entertainment professionals / work permit, FIFA accredited persons and volunteers, Press, and Spectators.
It is absolutely mandatory that you present your FIFA ticket in order to qualify for the free visa. The Brazilians had to make the visa free, but will still impose a $25 embassy charge. So free means $25 plus processing.
Click here for Brazil visa forms.