News Woman survives weekend bear attack SHARE ON: Taylor Ablett, staff Monday, Jul. 27th, 2015 A bear attack landed one woman in the hospital. It happened on Friday afternoon in the Matheson area. Two women were walking at Watabeag Lake when they came across the bear, which is being described by police as aggressive. One woman was attacked, and the other wasn’t hurt. The 60 year old woman from Guelph has since been released from the hospital. Police went back to the area of the attack, and found the bear. They say it was being aggressive towards the officers, so they put it down, citing safety issues. Photo: Supplied. Not the bear involved.