Bursts of heavy gunfire rained into Cairo’s Tahrir Square before dawn, killing at least three anti-government demonstrators.
Crowds are still trying to hold the site after an assault by supporters of President Hosni Mubarak.
Although it hasn’t been confirmed yet, those three deaths would bring the total to 6 dead and over 600 injured.
Meantime, in Canada, The House of Commons called an emergency debate Wednesday night on the crisis in Egypt.
Liberal MP Bob Rae called for the debate, saying he thinks it’s important for the house to discuss the events taking place in Egypt.
A number of MP’s sat for about five hours discussing Canada’s reaction to the turmoil and its role moving forward.
The opposition parties called on the government for more details on what exactly the Harper government plans to do to help out.
During the debate, the government decided it is willing to try and lend a hand in Egypt’s next election.
Foreign Affairs Minister Lawrence Cannon spoke to his counterpart in Egypt on Wednesday afternoon.
Cannon says he told the minister that Canada would like the violence to end but stopped short of asking the government to speed up the process.
The minister says he was also told that Canadians still in Egypt will be allowed to leave the country.
He says the system that is in place for evacuations is working well.