Top 12 Standing Desks in Canada

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In the market for a new standing desk? Perfect! A healthier, happier lifestyle is waiting for you! A sit-stand desk is just the right investment to make if you’re looking for an improvement in your health:

Check out our review of the top 12 standing desks in Canada. These are some of the leading sit-stand desks in the market today, top for their adjustability and features, perfect for individuals looking to move more and live a healthier life.

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Standing Desk Review: The Best Standing Desks in Canada

Check out the leading standing desks today for individuals looking to sit less and stand more. We’ll highlight features, warranty, and price to help you find the one with the best value.

Motion Series Standing Desk

This is MotionGrey’s leading standing desk, a favorite among individuals looking for a stable support at every height. The desk can lift up to 250lbs of weight, and it can carry that weight from as low as 23.6” to as high as 49”, making it a perfect desk for users of 5” - 7” height. This is easily achieved with the dual Bosch motors and 3-segmented steel frame that each desk is equipped with, the perfect combination for strength and stability.

Warranty: 8 years

Price: $519.99 CAD

Check out this detailed review of the Motion Series Standing Desk.

MotionGrey Motion Series Standing Desk

Motion Ergo2 Series

This is the lowkey version of the Motion Series desk for individuals who are looking for a solid basic support from their desk. Equipped with a single motor, this desk can lift up to 176lbs and can go from 28” to 46” height. Like the Motion Series, it comes with a built-in memory keypad that allows you to save up to 4 preset heights, making it easy to shift from one height to another with just a simple press of a button. Simple and reliable!

Warranty: 3 years

Price: $299.99 CAD

MotionGrey Motion Ergo2 Series Standing Desk

Effydesk Business Adjustable Standing Desk

This is a highly capable standing desk that is strong and sturdy, able to lift as heavy as 310lbs of weight. It is also equipped with dual motors, reinforced steel frames, and 4 programmable height settings. It comes equipped with a cable management tray and steel alloy grommet, perfect for managing those stray wires and cables. It is offered in 3 different sizes and multiple color options for those who want to style their space.

Warranty: 10 years

Price: $815 CAD

Check our comparative review of the Effydesk Business Adjustable Standing Desk.

 Effydesk Business Adjustable Standing Desk

Autonomous SmartDesk Core                                                        

The SmartDesk Core from Autonomous combines a solid steel 2-stage frame and electric dual motors to deliver a lifting capability of up to 265-270lbs. It has the same programmable keypad as its counterparts, with up to 4 height options for easier adjustment. It can move from as low as 29.4”, not as low as other desks, but sufficient for taller heights at up to 48”. It also comes in 3 sizes, with pre-drilled holes included for easy assembly.

Warranty: 5 years for frame; 1 year for top

Price: $499 CAD

Check our comparative review of the Autonomous SmartDesk Core.

Autonomous SmartDesk Core

Progressive Desk: Economy Ryzer Standing Desk

The Economy Ryzer from Progressive Desk is its budget standing desk, a good option for individuals looking for a new desk on a limited budget. The Ryzer is equipped with a single motor and 2-stage frame. It can go as low as 27.9” and as high as 47.6”. It can also lift up to 155lbs of weight and has a collision detection capability. Perhaps what is unique about this desk is its adjustable width—from 39” to 58.3”, as well as its adjustable glides.

Warranty: 8 years

Price: $555 CAD

Progressive Desk Economy Ryzer Standing Desk

Flexispot Standing Desk (Pro Plus E7)

The Pro Plus E7 is a solid standing desk that can lift up to 355lbs of weight. The height range is sufficient at 22.8” to 48.4”, catering to users who are as short as 4’2” or as tall as 6’4” in height. This desk also comes with a dual motor and is equipped with a cable tray for your wires. There are 2 frame options available—the C-frame for those who need extra space underneath the desk and the T-frame for those who want guaranteed stability at all heights.

Warranty: 15 years

Price: $579.99 CAD

Flexispot Standing Desk

Ergonofis Shift Standing Desk

A soft, anti-fingerprint, scratch-resistant desktop makes this Ergonofis standing desk a unique choice. The desktop is smooth and easy on your hands and fingers, and it also has anti-microbial property. It has a height range of 24.5” to 50.2”, making it ideal for taller users. The desk can lift weight as heavy as 300lbs, and it comes equipped with a memory keypad that accommodates up to 4 preset heights.

Warranty: Limited 10-year warranty

Price: $1,195 CAD

Ergonofis Shift Standing Desk

Varidesk Electric Standing Desk

This is another desk that is perfect for taller users. It features a height range of 25” to 50.5”, with 4 programmable height settings. The desktop is thick (1.25”) and wide (48”), able to accommodate and carry all your important work equipment. And, it comes in 5 different finishes. It has a stable T-style frame that allows it to handle up to 220lbs of weight. Assembly is easy and can be done in less than 5 minutes.

Warranty: Limited 10-year warranty

Price: $1,195 CAD

Varidesk Electric Standing Desk

Ikea Bekant Office Desk

The Ikea Bekant is ideal for those who don’t need much weight lifting capacity but value a good working desk with sufficient space for all your materials. This desk has a lift capacity of only 154lbs, but its table top can handle most work supplies with sufficient surface area. Measuring 63” x 31.5”, this desk can rise to as low as 22” to as high as 48” and features a melamine surface that makes it very easy to maintain. It also comes with a cable management net underneath to make tidying up easy.

Warranty: Limited 10-year warranty

Price: $529 CAD

Check our comparative review of the Ikea Bekant Standing Desk.

Ikea Bekant Standing Desk

Rise Desk

A height range of 24” to 50”, a lift capacity of 310lbs, dual motors, and a 3-segment steel frame are some of the features that make this desk a favorite. The desk is offered with an anti-tilt and collision technology and a child lock feature, making it safe for use in most working environments. It boasts of a quiet operation at 45 decibels, coupled with a lift speed of 1.5”/sec. The desktop is also anti fingerprint and has heat-resistant property.

Warranty: Limited 10-year warranty

Price: $920 CAD

Check our comparative review of the Rise Desk Standing Desk.

Rise Desk Standing Desk

Uplift Standing Desk

If you’re looking for a heavy-duty standing desk, the one from Uplift promises just that. Its lifting capacity is at a higher range at 355lbs, and it has a travel speed of 1.6”/sec. The frame itself comes with 48 threaded bolt holes that can accommodate a wide range of accessories that can be added into the desk—from CPU mounts and monitor frames to foot rests and extra area space for additional materials on the desk.

Warranty: 15 years

Price: $599 CAD

Check our comparative review of the Uplift Standing Desk.

Uplift Standing Desk

Motion Series Standing Desk with Handmade Table Top

This standing desk carries all the adjustability features and capabilities of the Motion Series desk and pairs them with a beautifully crafted table top that is 100% handmade and 100% from real wood. This is in collaboration with a local artist, done in alignment with one of MotionGrey’s values of supporting local businesses—100% Canadian made! The top is sturdy and stylish, and the desk is equipped with a powerful motor that guarantees it can handle the brunt of your daily grind.

Warranty: 8 years

Price: $1649.99 CAD

MotionGrey Standing Desk with Wood Table Top

Guide to Standing Desk Shopping

Ready to shop for the best adjustable standing desk for your workspace? Take a look at this quick rundown of the things you need to check when shopping for a standing desk:

  • Basic desk capability: lifting capacity, height range, lifting speed, and noise level
  • Desk frame: single or dual motors, 2-segment or 3-segment frame, material construction
  • Table top: size, color options, material and texture
  • Technological features: anti collision and child safety, memory keypad capability
  • Warranty and prize

With all these things in mind, you’re ready to shop! If you’re looking for high-quality standing desk options, start your shopping by browsing our catalog for a complete selection of standing desks that are great for various types of users. Click here to see more!

About Us

MotionGrey is a Canadian standing desk company that specializes in ergonomic furniture. We supply and install only the best quality standing desks and ergonomic chairs in the country.

Our products are designed with wellness as the focal point. From our electric standing desks to our office and gaming chairs, we deliver best value by putting your health, safety, and comfort as top priority. Boost your creativity and level up work performance. We want you to create great outcomes so we’re providing you only the best tools to make them possible.
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