We are migrating to canvas (already mentioned the reason). There are some things that are good about, but mostly I prefer moodle.
And that takes you to the dashboard page by default. And I don't think you can change it.
It also is not intuitive to create courses - however, most staff don't have the rights. Where you manage your courses via an MIS system. only admins should be creating their courses so it ties to back end enrolments etc - whatever your vle.
So, there is how the system operates for the end user AND the logic of why to consider here.