Encountering a Canon printer not printing black pages can be frustrating, but there are solutions to address this issue. First, ensure that the ink cartridges are properly installed and have enough ink. Perform a print head cleaning through the printer settings to clear any clogged nozzles that may obstruct ink flow. If the problem persists, try aligning the print heads for optimal performance. It's also worth checking the printer settings and ensuring that the correct paper type.