In Canada it is known as the World Tamil Movement (WTM) & in Switzerland it is known as the World Tamil Coordinating Committee (WTCC).
In 2008, the Canadian Government banned Toronto-based World Tamil Movement - the Canadian arm of the LTTE as referred by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
On Monday June 16, 2008, when the ban was imposed on World Tamil Movement
, the then Minister of Public Safety Stockwell Day said ".
Before the Tigers reeled out from the shock, World Tamil Movement (WTM) the arm of LTTE's International operations was also banned.
Following the ban of the World Tamil Movement (WTM), this new movement created by LTTE's international network to officially operate in Canada.
24 -- In the wake of a ruling by a Canadian Federal Court ordering the forfeiture of property belonging to Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) front organization- World Tamil Movement (WTM), pro-Tiger groups in Canada and elsewhere are beginning to accept the ground reality prevailing in Sri Lanka, where Tamils want reconciliation and development rather than secession and civil strife.
Canadian Federal Court ruled the property of the World Tamil Movement of Ontario and the World Tamil Movement of Quebec was owned or controlled by a terrorist organization, and therefore had to be forfeited.