It's too slow if you can't run.
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Not exactly an answer to your question directly, but it seems like there might be an NTSC French version released in Canada?
From this old eBay listing: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Paper-Mario-Manual-Only-Nintendo-64-N64-NO-GAME-FRENCH-ONLY-RARE-/232260628132?_trksid=p2047675.m43663.l10137&nordt=true&rt=nc&orig_cvip=true