"Canada is gravely concerned about additional arrests of civil society and women's rights activists in Saudi Arabia, including Samar Badawi", the tweet read.
Saudi Arabia's media ministry is investigating the incident, which came as tensions between the two countries escalated.
"In terms of Canada's position going forward, we stand absolutely - with great assuredness - stand by what we have said".
The first source said Canada shared the view of foreign policy experts who believe the Saudi reaction reflected internal strains inside the kingdom, where 32-year-old Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is trying to push through domestic reforms.
Amnesty International says the global community should form a united front with Canada and speak out to protect two recently arrested women, including the sister of jailed blogger Raif Badawi.
"I don't think it will worsen the situation because very often when we make evident unjust imprisonments, like the case of Samar Badawi, that increases their protection and increases pressure on the government", she said in an interview Monday.
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Speaking in Mississauga, Finance Minister Bill Morneau said it's important the government bring Canadian values into its dealings around the world.
Canada's previous Conservative government, which lost power to the Liberals in 2015, also had challenges with Riyadh over human rights.
"The normal diplomatic route would have been to call the ambassador in and to let him know your displeasure and then to try to move from there", MacKay, Canada's foreign affairs minister from 2006 to 2007 and defence minister from 2007 to 2013, said in an interview with BNN. Saudi Arabia's media ministry said it was investigating the incident.
Spokesperson Heather Nauert added during a briefing with reporters on Tuesday that the USA has raised similar issues with Saudi Arabia.
"Some of these issues we choose to discuss privately with our friends, with our partners, with our allies", Nauert said.