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With the power on open the cover so the carriage moves into the centre. remove the power and push the carriage to the left end of its travel. Take a torch and shine it into the right end where the carriage normally parks itself. You will see a couple of sqaure pads with a wiper blade.Remove any paper that you may find there. You can also prize out the pads and wash them in water. refit the pads. Run cleaning and see if that cures. If not then the print head may be blocked and requires replacing. If a new print head does not cure then its scrap as the entire printer mechanism will need changing. An expensive and complicated proceedure and not within the remit of a home user.
Try removing your printer cartridges and then the print head from the printer. If the printer powers up with the print head removed, then the print head is either shorted or clogged. If it's shorted out then you will need a new print head (usually cheaper to just buy a new printer). If you can clean the print head without damaging it, sometimes it will work again. Usaully a good 24 hour soak in alcohol or a cleaning solution will work.
This happens when the OOP detector is either stuck, or faulty. Giver it a clean, and a bit of shake, and tap about the area of the sensor, Tale the tray out and insert it again, quite hard, try to "Jar" it gently. Often, theses sensors go faulty. You may need it repaired.
Sounds like the power outage was a power surge and destroyed your printer, especially if your printer was not plugged into a power surge protector strip. Check with others in your apartment to see if they experienced the same. If so, your landlord may be responsible and can put in a claim. If your printer is still under warranty, contact Canon. Also, check to see if this item is covered by tenant insurance, if you have coverage. Hope this helps.