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The Canada authorities has passed legislation for electric bicycle in 2001. The bicycle can be pedelecs or accelerator control e-bikes.This is what is define as electric bicycle and the safety requirements:
(i) an enabling mechanism to turn the electric motor on and off that is separate from the accelerator controller and fitted in such a manner that it is operable by the driver.
(ii) a mechanism that prevents the motor from being engaged before the bicycle attains a speed of 3 km/h
Each province has the possilibty to add or change the requiremnets.
If there is no law in your province, then the above rules should be considered.
If you want to read the offical law, click here: Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (It is a long document so search for: "power-assisted bicycle" to find the relevent data quickly)
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