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Food Basics, in partnership with eSSENTIAL Accessibility, offers an assistive technology app for customers who have difficulty typing, moving a mouse or reading.

Difficulty typing, moving a mouse or reading?

Get the eSSENTIAL Accessibility™ assistive technology app for free!

People who have difficulty typing, moving a mouse or reading due to a variety of conditions such as:

  • Stroke/paralysis

  • Arthritis

  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

  • Parkinson's disease

  • Cerebral Palsy (CP)

  • Mild visual impairment

  • Limited proficiency in English

  • Literacy deficiencies

  • Dyslexia

  • Other learning or reading issues

Difficulty typing, moving a mouse or reading?

Get the eSSENTIAL Accessibility™ assistive technology app for free!

Simple to use, the eSSENTIAL Accessibility assistive technology app is activated in moments.

Contact our support services

Email support Email

24 hours a day,
7 days a week.

Phone support Phone

24 hours a day,
7 days a week.

User Guide

Using a Mac? Click here to learn about using the app on an Apple computer.

Welcome to Food Basics

Always More For Less

Food Basics is a grocery banner that operates in over 115 stores across Ontario. Since 1995, Food Basics continues to save our customers money on all of their grocery needs to give them "always more for less". Food Basics* offers an in-stock guarantee for all items in its current flyer. If we are temporarily out-of-stock on an advertised item in our current flyer, a Rain Check will be issued with 10% off the advertised price of the item redeemable within 14 days from the date of issue.

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Corporate Responsibility

Corporate Responsibility

Food Basics's commitment is built around four pillars that we have aligned to our business strategy and for which the priorities reflect key societal issues: respect for the environment, delighted customers, strengthened communities and empowered employees.


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Accessibility

Accessibility

Food Basics is committed to providing excellent service to our customers, including disabled persons, and to conducting our activities in a way so as to offer a service experience that is accessible to everyone.



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Local Purchasing Program

Local Purchasing Program

The program is based on three guiding principles that will allow us to optimize the access and promotion of local products, making the company a unique showcase for regional products, a key partner of Foodland Ontario and associations that promote Ontario products, a key partner for innovative suppliers.

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