|The final issue|
According to a story in Canadian Jewish News, Outlook grew out of the left-wing United Jewish Peoples Order (UPJO), a Canadian socialist, political, cultural and educational organization founded in 1926. The magazine's readers was made up mostly of members of UJPO; at its peak, the magazine had 2,000 subscribers.
Roz Usiskin, a past president of the Winnipeg branch of UJPO and an UJPO member since 1945, called Outlook’s closure “ a loss for Canadian Jewry. We lost an alternate voice. That voice was so essential, especially at a time when we have such deep divisions in the Jewish community over the Israeli-Palestinian issue.”