So yes, it's legal to use privately owned electric scooters in Montreal as long as you comply with current laws. Electric scooters can be viewed by zooming in almost everywhere in the province, from bike lanes to streets. This section concludes that there are no legal restrictions on riding an electric scooter in Toronto, Quebec and Vancouver. The first is mainly for employers who want to make electric scooters available to their employees to facilitate their trips to work.
The City of Toronto has not yet released its official rules on how to ride these electric scooters on public properties or highways. The proof is that certain levels of government in different provinces have begun to take steps to make their city or province more friendly to electric scooters. While many provincial laws are still not optimal, electric scooters are coming to Canada, whether governments like it or not. Gliding through city streets on an electric scooter can transform your daily commute to work into an exciting ride.
Low-speed electric scooters cannot be used on a public road or on a bicycle path that is next to public roads, said the spokesman for the Quebec Ministry of Transportation, Louis-André Bertrand. Despite growing popularity, low-speed motorized electric foot scooters are illegal on public roads in Quebec, including walkways. As a result, some passengers received fines for “lack of insurance” for a motor vehicle, not for driving an electric scooter. I think Montreal has public (non-electric) bicycles from the municipality, as well as a lot of scooters and e-bikes from Uber and other companies.
Although it may be hard to believe, since they pass at full throttle when you walk on the sidewalk or cross the street, riding an electric scooter is generally illegal in Quebec. Electric scooters are growing in popularity in Canada and you can now see them in cities like Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver. Electric scooters are also much cheaper than traditional bicycles because they don't require gasoline or oil to operate. Even with these less than optimal laws, the movement of electric scooters is taking place in Toronto and other cities in Ontario.
Most electric bicycles in Quebec are hybrid bicycles with electric assistance and road bikes with electric assistance.