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I knew about Sir John A. Macdonald's order-in-council on Canadian spelling but I'd never seen the actual Government of Canada reference. I ran across this a few weeks ago.

The order in council is referenced on this page (see item 1695): "Refd [Referred] to Sir John A. Macdonald 1890/05/21 - on file with O.C. [Order in Council]; Report 1890/05/30"

The photo of the note to the Queen's Printer about it.