Best Sympathy Gifts in Canada and Kitchener Waterloo Region. This collection highlights some thoughtful sympathy or in memoriam gift ideas. When you’ve just learned that someone you care about has suffered the loss of a loved one, and you want to find a way to express your sympathy and love to them. Sometimes it’s hard to find the right words to express your condolences, even if that someone is a close friend. Often, the best way to show your love and support for them is to give them something special.