Here we have a story about a retired politician hitting a bear with his motorbike.  Let’s see how 2 Toronto newspapers handle the story:

The Globe & Mail:

Now, let’s see how the Toronto Star does:

So there you have it, according to the Toronto Star, standing in the middle of the road is considered attacking. Next time I’m driving in downtown Fredericton, I’ll have to keep my eye out for squirrel attacks.